News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

West Midlands Railway urges customers to ditch cash to fight coronavirus

West Midlands Railway urges customers to ditch cash to fight coronavirus

Friday, 27 March 2020

West Midlands Railway is urging customers making essential journeys to purchase their travel online, using contactless cards or via mobile phone payments.

Rail disruption between Birmingham and Wolverhampton following police incident

Rail disruption between Birmingham and Wolverhampton following police incident

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Passengers making essential journeys between Birmingham and Wolverhampton are being warned of disruption this evening following a police incident.

New train timetable: West Midlands Railway responds to customer feedback

New train timetable: West Midlands Railway responds to customer feedback

Monday, 23 March 2020

West Midlands Railway will add more carriages to its busiest services from tomorrow (Tue 24 Mar) following the introduction of a new reduced timetable.

West Midlands Railway lifts restrictions to help pensioners and disabled access essential supplies as revised timetable begins

West Midlands Railway lifts restrictions to help pensioners and disabled access essential supplies as revised timetable begins

Monday, 23 March 2020

​Pensioners and disabled passengers who are members of the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme can now use their local train service for free before 9.30am after West Midlands Railway lifted ticket restrictions.

West Midlands Railway to operate revised timetable from Monday 23 March

West Midlands Railway to operate revised timetable from Monday 23 March

Friday, 20 March 2020

​West Midlands Railway is to introduce a new timetable next week to keep essential workers moving. The timetable reflects the fall in demand for rail travel due to coronavirus and builds resilience as more rail workers begin self-isolating.

Boost for Birmingham rail users as first passenger train in 80 years runs on Camp Hill line

Boost for Birmingham rail users as first passenger train in 80 years runs on Camp Hill line

Monday, 16 March 2020

The reopening of a former railway line in south Birmingham has moved a step closer after a local passenger train travelled the route for the first time in nearly 80 years.

Cross City Line prepares to reopen between Lichfield and Birmingham

Cross City Line prepares to reopen between Lichfield and Birmingham

Thursday, 12 March 2020

Passengers using the north end of Birmingham's Cross City Line are being warned that disruption may affect the evening peak following damage caused by a fallen tree.

No trains between Lichfield and Birmingham New Street

No trains between Lichfield and Birmingham New Street

Thursday, 12 March 2020

Due to a fallen tree damaging overhead power cables there is no train service between Lichfield Trent Valley and Birmingham New Street this morning.

West Coast Main Line: Major disruption at London Euston and Birmingham New Street

West Coast Main Line: Major disruption at London Euston and Birmingham New Street

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Passengers travelling on the West Coast Main Line between Birmingham New Street and London Euston are being warned to leave extra time for their journeys for the rest of the day due to ongoing signalling and power line problems.

Euston train service disruption Monday

Euston train service disruption Monday

Sunday, 8 March 2020

Train services to and from Euston will be disrupted on Monday as Network Rail engineers repair 10km of overhead power lines. More work tonight means there will be no services in or out of Euston after 2100 today ( Sunday).