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Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

Flooding: Rail passengers in West Midlands urged to check journeys

Flooding: Rail passengers in West Midlands urged to check journeys

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Commuters in the West Midlands are being urged to check their journeys ahead of the evening peak as parts of the network are experiencing flooding.

Travel Advice ahead of industrial action on Saturday

Travel Advice ahead of industrial action on Saturday

Thursday, 14 November 2019

West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway have released plans to run a reduced timetable this Saturday due to industrial action by members of the RMT union.

Industrial Action by RMT union - Frequently Asked Questions

Industrial Action by RMT union - Frequently Asked Questions

Thursday, 14 November 2019

The following Q&A relates to the announcement by the RMT union that it has instructed its members to take industrial action on Saturdays in November and December 2019.

WMT statement : Industrial action by RMT union

WMT statement: Industrial action by RMT union

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

West Midlands Trains has issued a statement following confirmation of industrial action by the RMT union this Saturday (16 November 2019)

Additional carriages in service between Birmingham and Worcester / Hereford

Additional carriages in service between Birmingham and Worcester / Hereford

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

​Passengers travelling between Birmingham and Worcester are noticing extra capacity on the route after West Midlands Railway took delivery of additional carriages.

Designs for revamped Perry Barr station unveiled

Designs for revamped Perry Barr station unveiled

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

​Images showing how the outdated Perry Barr railway station in Birmingham will be transformed as part of the wider regeneration of the area have been released.

Passengers urged to plan travel for Birmingham Christmas Market

Passengers urged to plan travel for Birmingham Christmas Market

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Birmingham’s famous Frankfurt Christmas market opens this week and passengers travelling by train are being advised to plan ahead allow extra time for their journeys.

West Midlands Trains statement

West Midlands Trains statement

Thursday, 31 October 2019

West Midlands Trains has issued a statement following the outcome of a ballot for industrial action held by members of the RMT union.

Rail disruption: West Midlands Trains statement

Rail disruption: West Midlands Trains statement

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Statement from West Midlands Trains following recent service delays and cancellations.

West Midlands Railway supporting veterans this Remembrance Day

West Midlands Railway supporting veterans this Remembrance Day

Monday, 28 October 2019

Rail operator West Midlands Railway is playing its part in the upcoming Remembrance Day commemorations by offering free or discounted travel to poppy collectors, armed forces personnel and veterans.