West Midlands Railway issues Christmas travel reminder

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Thursday, December 16, 2021 - 09:30
West Midlands Railway issues Christmas travel reminder

West Midlands Railway has issued a reminder to passengers about changes to timetables over the Christmas period.

Fewer services will run on Christmas Eve afternoon and last trains will be earlier on all routes. As usual, there will be no train service on Christmas Day or Boxing Day.

A Saturday level of service will be in operation between Monday 27 December and New Year's Day inclusive, with slightly later first trains and fewer peak-time departures.

For passengers in Warwickshire, buses will replace trains between Dorridge, Leamington Spa and Stratford while essential track renewal works are carried out between Monday 27 December and Wednesday 29 December inclusive.

Buses will also replace trains:

  • On New Year's Day between Birmingham New Street and Tame Bridge Parkway for building work at Perry Barr station
  • On Sunday 2 January between Birmingham New Street and Redditch / Bromsgrove for building work at University station

Passengers are advised to check their journeys at www.wmr.uk/plan before travelling.


About West Midlands Trains

For further information on this release, call our press office on 03300 955150 or email [email protected]

West Midlands Trains operates both West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway services.

  • London Northwestern Railway services operate between Liverpool and Birmingham, and on the West Coast Main Line to and from London Euston.
  • West Midlands Railway services operate to destinations across the West Midlands via Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Snow Hill.

For more information on these services visit westmidlandsrailway.co.uk or londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk

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