Latest news from West Midlands Railway.
Car parking charges are being introduced at nine stations across the London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway networks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway are advising passengers not to start new journeys as high temperatures are affecting the rail network.
Services in the West Midlands Railway network are running a full service today despite the hot temperatures.
Rail passengers across the West Midlands are being advised to check their journeys before travelling on Thursday as extremely high temperatures hit the region.