News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

Signal and track improvements for Trent Valley Line passengers
Vintage artwork unveiled at Small Heath station in Birmingham
Wear a face covering out of respect for others

Wear a face covering out of respect for others

Friday, 16 July 2021

West Midlands Railway is asking passengers to keep wearing face coverings from Monday (19 July) as Covid restrictions are eased. The train company is also warning rail users to expect more short-notice cancellations as increasing numbers of staff are getting ‘pinged’ by the Test and Trace app.

Railway lovers in Worcestershire invited to find out more about Community Rail Partnership
West Midlands Railway urges passengers to check before travelling on Sunday
Railway upgrade work between Walsall and Cannock
New-look Wolverhampton Station formally opens

New-look Wolverhampton Station formally opens

Monday, 28 June 2021

​The second half of the new-look Wolverhampton Station has formally opened to the public today (Monday 28 June).

Volunteers' Week: West Midlands Railway pays tribute as record numbers step forward

Volunteers' Week: West Midlands Railway pays tribute as record numbers step forward

Friday, 4 June 2021

​Railway chiefs have paid tribute to the community spirit of the West Midlands after record numbers of people stepped forward to care for their local stations.

West Midlands Railway unveils 18 poems for Shakespeare Line stations

West Midlands Railway unveils 18 poems for Shakespeare Line stations

Friday, 28 May 2021

​Rail passengers in the West Midlands will have a little extra inspiration and entertainment when travelling on the Shakespeare Line from today with the release of 18 specially-written poems.

West Midlands Railway passengers invited to discover their artistic sides with Ledbury Poetry Festival

West Midlands Railway passengers invited to discover their artistic sides with Ledbury Poetry Festival

Tuesday, 25 May 2021

​Rail passengers in Herefordshire and Worcestershire are being invited to discover their artistic sides while taking the train thanks to a new poetry project.