News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

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).

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to be prepared as face coverings become mandatory on trains

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to be prepared as face coverings become mandatory on trains

Tuesday, 9 June 2020

​West Midlands Railway passengers are being urged to ‘travel prepared’ and bring a face covering with them when their use becomes mandatory from Monday.

Video: West Midlands Railway urges passengers to wear face coverings on every journey

Video: West Midlands Railway urges passengers to wear face coverings on every journey

Wednesday, 3 June 2020

​Rail passengers are being urged to wear face coverings on every journey as part of a new social distancing campaign launched by West Midlands Railway today.

New-look Kidderminster Station opens to West Midlands Railway passengers this week

New-look Kidderminster Station opens to West Midlands Railway passengers this week

Wednesday, 3 June 2020

The revamped Kidderminster Station building will open to the public on Sunday 7 June, it has been confirmed.​

West Midlands Railway urges customers to avoid the train when planning reunions

West Midlands Railway urges customers to avoid the train when planning reunions

Friday, 29 May 2020

​West Midlands Railway is urging family and friends arranging post-lockdown reunions to avoid the train to keep space free for people making the most essential journeys.

Phase One of new Wolverhampton Station opens to public

Phase One of new Wolverhampton Station opens to public

Friday, 22 May 2020

​Phase one of Wolverhampton’s new railway station will open to the public on Monday 25 May. Work on the first of two construction phases has been completed and the building has been handed over to West Midlands Railway, which runs the station.

West Midlands Railway issues vandalism warning after graffiti takes trains out of action

West Midlands Railway issues vandalism warning after graffiti takes trains out of action

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

​West Midlands Railway has issued a warning that vandals could be risking public health following a spate of graffiti incidents on its trains.

West Midlands Railway: Only catch the train if you have no other choice

West Midlands Railway: Only catch the train if you have no other choice

Thursday, 14 May 2020

West Midlands Railway is stepping up its messaging on essential travel and social distancing ahead of timetable changes this weekend. Major stations across the WMR network are receiving a makeover to reinforce the need for social distancing.​

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to only use the train for essential journeys ahead of timetable changes

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to only use the train for essential journeys ahead of timetable changes

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

​West Midlands Railway passengers are being urged to only use the train for essential journeys ahead of a new timetable coming into effect.

Major rail disruption between Walsall and Birmingham following tree fall

Major rail disruption between Walsall and Birmingham following tree fall

Monday, 13 April 2020

Major disruption to train services between Walsall and Birmingham is expected on Easter Monday following damage to overhead power lines near Bescot Stadium.