News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

Lift upgrade works completed at Wolverhampton Station

Lift upgrade works completed at Wolverhampton Station

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Passengers will benefit from more reliable step-free access at Wolverhampton station after a major upgrade of a key passenger lift.

Rail passengers reminded over London Euston bank holiday closure

Rail passengers reminded over London Euston bank holiday closure

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Rail passengers are being reminded that major engineering work will close all lines in and out of London Euston between Saturday 1 May and Monday 3 May.

West Midlands Railway to celebrate "Spirit of Shakespeare" following community grant

West Midlands Railway to celebrate "Spirit of Shakespeare" following community grant

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

​Visitors and residents heading to Stratford-upon-Avon by train will be able to savour the ‘Spirit of Shakespeare’ with poems and art boards thanks to a community grant from West Midlands Railway.

Major investment in footbridge at Shropshire station

Major investment in footbridge at Shropshire station

Monday, 12 April 2021

​Almost £1million is being invested to replace a public footbridge to provide a better way for people to cross the railway in Telford.

West Midlands Railway confirms return of train service between Nuneaton and Leamington Spa

West Midlands Railway confirms return of train service between Nuneaton and Leamington Spa

Tuesday, 6 April 2021

​West Midlands Railway has today confirmed train services between Nuneaton and Leamington Spa will resume later this month.

West Midlands Railway thanks passengers as lift upgrade works completed at The Hawthorns

West Midlands Railway thanks passengers as lift upgrade works completed at The Hawthorns

Friday, 26 March 2021

​West Midlands Railway and Network Rail have thanked passengers for their patience after lifts at The Hawthorns station reopened following a major overhaul.

First community station partnership launched in West Midlands

First community station partnership launched in West Midlands

Friday, 19 March 2021

​The first community station partnership in the country has been launched by Friends of the Shakespeare Line (FoSL), a not-for-profit organisation, managed by volunteer trustees.

Construction of Wolverhampton station nearing completion

Construction of Wolverhampton station nearing completion

Friday, 19 March 2021

Main construction of Wolverhampton’s new railway station is set to be completed this week – marking a historic regeneration milestone in the city.

Station redvelopments at Perry Barr and University right on track

Station redvelopments at Perry Barr and University right on track

Friday, 19 March 2021

​Works to rebuild both the University and Perry Barr railway stations in Birmingham are under way ahead of next summer’s Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Major community hub for Hednesford station following West Midlands Railway grant

Major community hub for Hednesford station following West Midlands Railway grant

Thursday, 18 March 2021

A major community hub including a meeting room, café and garden​ is to be built at Hednesford station in Staffordshire following a community grant from West Midlands Railway.