News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

New station for Wolverhampton moves a step closer

New station for Wolverhampton moves a step closer

Wednesday, 24 July 2019

​A project to build a new transport interchange at Wolverhampton hit new heights this week with the completion of the roof on phase one of the new railway station.

England cricket legend Ian Bell unveils Edgbaston rail partnership

England cricket legend Ian Bell unveils Edgbaston rail partnership

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

​Five-time Ashes winner and Warwickshire CCC batsman Ian Bell MBE has unveiled West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway as Edgbaston Stadium’s official 2019/20 rail partners.

Record numbers of rail travellers using passenger assistance

Record numbers of rail travellers using passenger assistance

Monday, 22 July 2019

Record numbers of passengers are taking advantage of assisted travel across the West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway networks, new figures have revealed.

Railway uniform charity scheme nominated for top award

Railway uniform charity scheme nominated for top award

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

​A charitable initiative which saw West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway staff donate their old uniforms to charity has been nominated for a prestigious award.

Free travel to University of Worcester Open Day under pilot scheme

Free travel to University of Worcester Open Day under pilot scheme

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

​Students considering studying at the University of Worcester can claim free travel on West Midlands Railway services when attending an Open Day under a new pilot scheme launched today.

Passengers benefit from major transformation of Longbridge station

Passengers benefit from major transformation of Longbridge station

Monday, 15 July 2019

The outside of the station has been totally transformed with a new entrance, glazed roof and cladding, while inside a new larger concourse, ticket office and accessible toilet have been built.

Local rail operators welcome new accessibility fund

Local rail operators welcome new accessibility fund

Monday, 8 July 2019

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway have welcomed the launch of a new £20m accessibility fund by the Department for Transport (DfT). The DfT has pledged to make money available for station improvements such as paving and raised platform edges.

Station volunteers hailed at Community Rail Conference

Station volunteers hailed at Community Rail Conference

Monday, 8 July 2019

​The crucial role played by community rail partnerships and station adopter groups up and down the country was highlighted at a Community Rail Conference hosted by West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway.

Have your say on West Midlands Railway

Have your say on West Midlands Railway

Monday, 8 July 2019

​Rail passengers in Birmingham will be able to discuss this summer’s timetable changes when the West Midlands Railway 'Whistle Stop Tour' visits the city’s Snow Hill station this week.

Prizes up for grabs for lucky passengers with Resorts World partnership

Prizes up for grabs for lucky passengers with Resorts World partnership

Friday, 5 July 2019

​West Midlands train travellers could see their journeys take them on a different track, with West Midlands Railway, London Northwestern Railway and Resorts World Birmingham ‘paying it forward’ to passengers this month.