News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

Car parking charges to be introduced at nine stations

Car parking charges to be introduced at nine stations

Friday, 9 August 2019

​Car parking charges are being introduced at nine stations across the London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway networks.

Disruption between Birmingham and Coventry

Disruption between Birmingham and Coventry

Friday, 9 August 2019

Rail services between Coventry and Birmingham are expected to be disrupted for the remainder of today ( Friday 9 August). Network Rail engineers are repairing 40 metres of overhead cables in a tunnel near Tile Hill.

Revamp plans unveiled for popular University station

Revamp plans unveiled for popular University station

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

​One of the West Midlands' busiest railway stations is set for a major redevelopment to improve facilities for passengers. University Station in Edgbaston is used by 3.3 million passengers a year - vastly more than the 400,000 it was designed for in the 1970s.

Demolition of Kidderminster station begins ahead of rebuild

Demolition of Kidderminster station begins ahead of rebuild

Tuesday, 30 July 2019

​Work to demolish the existing station building at Kidderminster Station has begun ahead of major upgrade works at the station - half a century on from when it was originally constructed.

Cross City Line Disruption

Cross City Line Disruption

Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Due to a track fault, there are no services running on the Cross City Line this morning berween Redditch or Bromsgrove to Birmingham New Street.

Chance for Worcester rail passengers to have their say

Chance for Worcester rail passengers to have their say

Monday, 29 July 2019

Officials from West Midlands Railway will be on hand to answer passengers' questions at Worcester Foregate Street station on Thursday 1 August as part of the 'Whistle Stop Tour'.

Check before you travel this Friday

Check before you travel this Friday

Friday, 26 July 2019

West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway are advising passengers to check before they travel today ( Friday 26 July). This is due to emegrency enginnering repairs needed as a result of yesterday's hot weather and many trains starting the day out of place on the network.

Hot weather advice – Do not start new journeys!

Hot weather advice – Do not start new journeys!

Thursday, 25 July 2019

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway are advising passengers not to start new journeys as high temperatures are affecting the rail network.

Hot weather update: West Midlands Railway

Hot weather update: West Midlands Railway

Thursday, 25 July 2019

Services in the West Midlands Railway network are running a full service today despite the hot temperatures.

Rail passengers in West Midlands warned to check before travelling in extreme heat

Rail passengers in West Midlands warned to check before travelling in extreme heat

Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Rail passengers across the West Midlands are being advised to check their journeys before travelling on Thursday as extremely high temperatures hit the region.