News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

Get free cycle safety checks at West Midlands Railway stations this summer

Get free cycle safety checks at West Midlands Railway stations this summer

Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Cyclists across the West Midlands are being invited to ​check their bike safety and have their cycles security marked at a series of railway station workshops this summer.

West Midlands Railway taking extra steps to keep all passengers moving safely this summer

West Midlands Railway taking extra steps to keep all passengers moving safely this summer

Friday, 17 July 2020

West Midlands Railway is reassuring customers who require assistance when travelling that help is still available on the rail network despite the impact of coronavirus.

Accessibility boost for West Midlands Railway passengers as lifts open at Stechford

Accessibility boost for West Midlands Railway passengers as lifts open at Stechford

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Passengers using Stechford station in Birmingham are celebrating as the opening of new passenger lifts at the site this week marks the conclusion of a £3.9m upgrade scheme.

Prizes up for grabs as teenagers in Worcestershire urged to keep off railway tracks

Prizes up for grabs as teenagers in Worcestershire urged to keep off railway tracks

Friday, 3 July 2020

Teenagers in Worcestershire are being invited to get creative to help to warn others about the dangers of trespassing on the railway - and win prizes along the way.

West Midlands Railway issues travel advice as leisure industry restrictions ease

West Midlands Railway issues travel advice as leisure industry restrictions ease

Thursday, 2 July 2020

​As parts of the hospitality sector reopen this weekend, West Midlands Railway is reminding passengers that trains are for necessary journeys only.

Thousands of extra seats as West Midlands Trains unveils expanded timetable

Thousands of extra seats as West Midlands Trains unveils expanded timetable

Monday, 29 June 2020

​Rail operator West Midlands Trains is adding thousands of extra seats to its timetable from next week as demand for train travel continues to increase amid the easing of lockdown measures.

West Midlands Trains appoints new engineering director

West Midlands Trains appoints new engineering director

Monday, 22 June 2020

​Rail operator West Midlands Trains has announced that Zena Dent has been appointed its new engineering director to oversee the implementation of two brand new train fleets as well as the maintenance of the existing fleet.

West Midlands Railway says ‘thank you’ as passengers don face coverings

West Midlands Railway says ‘thank you’ as passengers don face coverings

Friday, 19 June 2020

​West Midlands Railway has thanked passengers in the region for their co-operation in consistently wearing face coverings on board since their use became mandatory on Monday.

New passenger lifts open at Lichfield Trent Valley station

New passenger lifts open at Lichfield Trent Valley station

Thursday, 18 June 2020

​Navigating the West Midlands railway network has been made easier for passengers with mobility needs after the important opening of new lifts at Lichfield Trent Valley station this week.

West Midlands Railway update: Face coverings become mandatory on public transport

West Midlands Railway update: Face coverings become mandatory on public transport

Monday, 15 June 2020

​Rail passengers in the West Midlands are being reminded they must wear a face covering when travelling on public transport from today (Monday 15 June).