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Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

Final call for West Midlands Railway communities to claim cash boost

Final call for West Midlands Railway communities to claim cash boost

Thursday, 26 September 2019

There is little over a week for communities with ideas for innovative projects across the West Midlands Railway network to submit bids for a slice of a £1.7m fund.

West Midlands rail operators come to aid of Thomas Cook customers

West Midlands rail operators come to aid of Thomas Cook customers

Monday, 23 September 2019

Holidaymakers affected by the collapse of holiday company Thomas Cook are being offered assistance by West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway - including free travel or refunded tickets to and from Birmingham or Liverpool airports.

West Midlands Grand Rail Collaboration launched

West Midlands Grand Rail Collaboration launched

Friday, 20 September 2019

​Rail industry bosses have come together in a ground breaking deal and the first of its kind in the country to drive up standards for rail passengers in the West Midlands.

West Midlands Trains statement in response to RMT

West Midlands Trains statement in response to RMT

Friday, 20 September 2019

West Midlands Trains has today issued a statement in response to the RMT union, which has declared a dispute with the company in relation to driver-controlled train operation.

Birmingham primary school benefits from West Midlands Railway cycling investment

Birmingham primary school benefits from West Midlands Railway cycling investment

Thursday, 19 September 2019

​Children at a primary school in Birmingham are feeling the benefit of a West Midlands Railway scheme to install thousands of cycle spaces on the rail network.

Railway uniform recycling scheme nominated for top awards

Railway uniform recycling scheme nominated for top awards

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

An innovative scheme by West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway to donate old uniforms to charity has been nominated for two top awards.

Have your say at Birmingham New Street

Have your say at Birmingham New Street

Friday, 13 September 2019

Another 170 ticketless travellers receive penalty fares at Birmingham stations

Another 170 ticketless travellers receive penalty fares at Birmingham stations

Thursday, 12 September 2019

This week's clampdown at Snow Hill and Moor Street follows a similar operation at New Street in August.

Fund to improve railway communities in Hereford and Worcester launched
Fund for West Midlands Railway communities open for bids

Fund for West Midlands Railway communities open for bids

Monday, 9 September 2019

A pioneering fund to improve neighbourhoods across the West Midlands Railway network is inviting bids from communities with innovative schemes from today.