News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

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.

West Midlands Railway thanks passengers following Snow Hill signal failure

West Midlands Railway thanks passengers following Snow Hill signal failure

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

West Midlands Railway has thanked passengers for their patience following a second day of reduced services on Snow Hill services due to a signal failure.

Reduced service on Snow Hill Lines following signalling fault

Reduced service on Snow Hill Lines following signalling fault

Monday, 21 September 2020

Passengers in the West Midlands are being advised to check their journeys following a signalling fault affecting services via Birmingham Snow Hill.

Temporary Changes to Snow Hill Train Services

Sunday, 13 September 2020

West Midlands Railway (WMR) is temporarily withdrawing some services on the Snow Hill Lines from Monday 14 September. The company said that the impact of Covid 19 is making it difficult to provide the full timetable. Buses will operate in place of some train services.

​Rail passengers in the West Midlands given sneak peek of brand new electric train fleet for Birmingham’s Cross-City Line

​Rail passengers in the West Midlands given sneak peek of brand new electric train fleet for Birmingham’s Cross-City Line

Wednesday, 9 September 2020

Rail passengers in the West Midlands have been given a sneak peek of the brand new electric train fleet which is set to revolutionise travel on Birmingham’s Cross-City Line.

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to check journeys ahead of timetable increase

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to check journeys ahead of timetable increase

Thursday, 3 September 2020

Rail passengers in the West Midlands are being urged to check their journey times ahead of a new, upgraded timetable coming into effect this weekend.

West Midlands Railway to increase services from September

West Midlands Railway to increase services from September

Monday, 24 August 2020

Thousands of extra seats are being introduced on West Midlands Railway services from next month as passenger numbers across the rail network continue to rise.

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to plan journeys ahead of August Bank Holiday engineering works

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to plan journeys ahead of August Bank Holiday engineering works

Tuesday, 18 August 2020

Rail passengers in the West Midlands are being urged to plan their journeys carefully ahead of major engineering work over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

New lease of life for West Midlands rail line as volunteers step forward

New lease of life for West Midlands rail line as volunteers step forward

Monday, 10 August 2020

​A popular rail line is set for a makeover after dozens of volunteers stepped forward to work with West Midlands Railway to give its stations a new lease of life.

Disruption to train services to and from London Euston

Disruption to train services to and from London Euston

Saturday, 1 August 2020

Emergency engineering works will take place on Saturday 1 August from 2100 hours until at least 1000 hours Sunday 2 August. Services to and from London Euston will be severely disrupted today as Network Rail engineers repair overhead power cables in the Wembley area. No services will leave Euston after 2100 hours tonight (Saturday). Disruption likely to affect Sunday morning services.