News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

Reduced train service between Leamington Spa and Nuneaton due to impact of Covid-19

Reduced train service between Leamington Spa and Nuneaton due to impact of Covid-19

Thursday, 19 November 2020

​Passengers using West Midlands Railway services between Leamington Spa and Nuneaton are being advised to allow extra time for their journeys due to the impact of Covid-19 meaning fewer trains are able to run on the route.

Major lift improvement scheme to begin at The Hawthorns station

Major lift improvement scheme to begin at The Hawthorns station

Monday, 9 November 2020

​Passengers are being advised about work starting next month to replace lifts at The Hawthorns railway station.

West Midlands Railway passengers invited to join webinar on future of rail

West Midlands Railway passengers invited to join webinar on future of rail

Thursday, 5 November 2020

​West Midlands Railway (WMR) passengers are being invited to join a webinar discussing the future of rail featuring leading industry experts.

West Midlands Railway to keep trains running during enhanced restrictions

West Midlands Railway to keep trains running during enhanced restrictions

Wednesday, 4 November 2020

West Midlands Railway is reassuring passengers it will continue to run train services for those who need them while enhanced government restrictions apply.

West Midlands Railway hailed for commitment to apprenticeships in national rankings

West Midlands Railway hailed for commitment to apprenticeships in national rankings

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

West Midlands Railway has been hailed for its commitment to apprenticeships in newly-published prestigious national rankings.

West Midlands Railway station volunteers add a splash of colour for World Polio Day

West Midlands Railway station volunteers add a splash of colour for World Polio Day

Monday, 26 October 2020

West Midlands Railway station volunteers pledged to add a splash of colour to stations along the Shakespeare Line in celebration of World Polio Day.

Rail passengers in Warwickshire warned of severe disruption on Friday due to emergency bridge repairs

Rail passengers in Warwickshire warned of severe disruption on Friday due to emergency bridge repairs

Friday, 23 October 2020

Rail passengers in Warwickshire are being warned of severe disruption to train services on Friday while emergency bridge repairs are carried out.

West Midlands Railway urges Snow Hill customers to check journeys ahead of timetable changes

West Midlands Railway urges Snow Hill customers to check journeys ahead of timetable changes

Monday, 19 October 2020

​Passengers using West Midlands Railway services via Birmingham Snow Hill are being urged to check their journeys ahead of a new timetable coming into effect next week.

Storm Alex – Advice for rail travellers

Storm Alex – Advice for rail travellers

Friday, 2 October 2020

Rail passengers are being advised to consider very carefully if they need to travel this weekend. Storm Alex is due to arrive from France in the small hours of Saturday morning bringing risks of high winds and flooding.

Reduced service on Snow Hill Lines following signalling fault

Reduced service on Snow Hill Lines following signalling fault

Saturday, 26 September 2020

​Passengers in the West Midlands are being advised to check their journeys today (Saturday 26 September), following a serious signalling fault which is affecting services via Birmingham Snow Hill. West Midlands Railway has introduced an emergency timetable to provide a reduced, regular service for passengers which will be in place for at least the rest of the day.