News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

Improvement work to begin at Lichfield Trent Valley station car park

Improvement work to begin at Lichfield Trent Valley station car park

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Rail passengers in Staffordshire are being advised of an upcoming road resurfacing project at Lichfield Trent Valley which begins next week.

Stourbridge Town branch line to reopen following upgrade

Stourbridge Town branch line to reopen following upgrade

Friday, 19 February 2021

​Passengers making essential journeys will be welcomed back onto the Stourbridge Town branch line next week following the completion of improvement works.

Cannock station first to be given a makeover through West Midlands Stations Alliance

Cannock station first to be given a makeover through West Midlands Stations Alliance

Monday, 15 February 2021

​Cannock Railway Station has become the region’s first to receive much-needed improvements driven by the West Midlands Stations Alliance.

Work to begin on major cycle facility at new Wolverhampton station

Work to begin on major cycle facility at new Wolverhampton station

Friday, 5 February 2021

Work to construct a major cycling facility with more than 100 spaces at the new Wolverhampton station will get under way later this year, it has been confirmed.

Makeover announced for popular West Midlands Railway branch line

Makeover announced for popular West Midlands Railway branch line

Monday, 1 February 2021

​One of the best-loved train services in the West Midlands – the Stourbridge Town branch line – is getting a makeover.

Improvements on track for historic Shropshire railway station thanks to West Midlands Railway grant

Improvements on track for historic Shropshire railway station thanks to West Midlands Railway grant

Monday, 1 February 2021

An historic railway station in Shropshire is on track for a host of improvements thanks to a community grant​ from train operator West Midlands Railway.

Hard work of Worcestershire Community Rail Partnership formally recognised

Hard work of Worcestershire Community Rail Partnership formally recognised

Thursday, 28 January 2021

​A network of community volunteers who work to improve railway stations in Worcestershire have been given formal accreditation from the Department for Transport.

Eco-garden to be installed at popular Birmingham station following West Midlands Railway community grant

Eco-garden to be installed at popular Birmingham station following West Midlands Railway community grant

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

​A major scheme to install an eco-garden at one of Birmingham’s busiest inner-city stations has been given the go-ahead thanks to a community grant from West Midlands Railway.

Platform changes at Birmingham New Street during 18-month signalling upgrade

Platform changes at Birmingham New Street during 18-month signalling upgrade

Tuesday, 12 January 2021

​Passengers at Birmingham New Street are being urged to check their platforms throughout 2021 while major work takes place to improve future journeys.

West Midlands Railway unveils amended timetable to keep key workers moving

West Midlands Railway unveils amended timetable to keep key workers moving

Monday, 11 January 2021

​West Midlands Railway will begin running an amended timetable from next week in order to keep key workers moving during the current national lockdown.