News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

Disruption to train services to and from Euston

Disruption to train services to and from Euston

Sunday, 8 March 2020

Train services to and from Euston will be severely disrupted today as Network Rail engineers work to repair hundreds of metres of damaged overhead power cables. No services will leave Euston after 2100 hours tonight ( Sunday) Disruption likely to affect Monday morning services.

Flybe collapse: Stranded passengers offered free travel on West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway

Flybe collapse: Stranded passengers offered free travel on West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway

Thursday, 5 March 2020

​Airline passengers left stranded following the collapse of Flybe are being offered free travel on West Midlands Railway (WMR) and London Northwestern Railway (LNR) services to help them get home.

Plans to open Black Country railway stations take another step forward

Plans to open Black Country railway stations take another step forward

Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Planning applications for two railway stations on the Walsall to Wolverhampton line have been handed in, marking another milestone on the project to restore passenger services to this part of the Black Country.

Shrewsbury Flooding: Services resuming as line reopens

Shrewsbury Flooding: Services resuming as line reopens

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Services to Shrewsbury are being reinstated after Network Rail reopened the railway over the Severn Bridge viaduct.

West Midlands Railway invites customers to help improve services

West Midlands Railway invites customers to help improve services

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

West Midlands Railway passengers are being offered the chance to have their say on their train service by joining a series of dedicated online Customer Panels.

Flooding: Services to Shrewsbury suspended from 2pm

Shrewsbury Flooding: Passengers urged to check journeys before travelling

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Because of the continued rising flood water underneath a viaduct near Shrewsbury station the line towards the West Midlands will remain closed.

Timetable changes bring improved reliability for West Midlands Railway

Timetable changes bring improved reliability for West Midlands Railway

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

A series of timetable changes to further improve the reliability of West Midlands Railway trains will come into effect next week, more than two months ahead of schedule, the operator has confirmed.

Major disruption to Euston train services

Major disruption to Euston train services

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Due to substantial damage to points and track in the Euston area, there is major disruption to train services today. London Northwestern Railway services will be significantly reduced as a Network Rail works to repair the damage. There is currently no estimation on how long it will take to repair the track and signalling.

Storm Dennis update and advice to rail users

Storm Dennis update and advice to rail users

Sunday, 16 February 2020

​West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway are advising passengers to check before they travel tomorrow morning as Storm Dennis continues to affect the rail network.

Rail routes affected by Storm Dennis

Rail routes affected by Storm Dennis

Sunday, 16 February 2020

Flooding is affecting several rail routes around the West Midlands. West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway are advising passengers to check before strating their journeys as rising water levels continues to block lines.