News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

Dozens of murals to be installed at Cannock station under improvement scheme

Dozens of murals to be installed at Cannock station under improvement scheme

Friday, 8 January 2021

Dozens of murals depicting the beauty of Cannock Chase are being installed at the town's railway station as part of a major improvement scheme.

Reminder for West Midlands Railway passengers ahead of Wolverhampton lift improvement works

Reminder for West Midlands Railway passengers ahead of Wolverhampton lift improvement works

Thursday, 7 January 2021

​Passengers are being reminded about work starting next week to overhaul a lift which serves one of Wolverhampton station's busiest platforms.

No train service between Great Malvern and Hereford following flooding

No train service between Great Malvern and Hereford following flooding

Thursday, 24 December 2020

Rail passengers are being warned not to attempt to travel between Great Malvern and Hereford this morning (Thu 24 Dec) due to severe flooding of the railway.

No services between Great Malvern and Hereford due to flooding

No services between Great Malvern and Hereford due to flooding

Wednesday, 23 December 2020

Passengers are being urged not to travel between Great Malvern and Hereford this evening (Wednesday 23 December) due to flooding. Trains are unable to operate along the route, and road access between Great Malvern, Colwall, Ledbury and Hereford is also restricted due to flooding, so rail replacement buses are unable to operate.

Christmas Travel Window refunds confirmed for West Midlands Railway passengers

Christmas Travel Window refunds confirmed for West Midlands Railway passengers

Tuesday, 22 December 2020

Train operator West Midlands Railway has confirmed the refund process for customers whose Christmas journey plans have changed following the latest Government advice.

Rail passengers urged to check journeys following major disruption at Coventry

Rail passengers urged to check journeys following major disruption at Coventry

Tuesday, 15 December 2020

Rail passengers are being urged to check their journeys before travelling today (Tuesday) due to a train derailment at Coventry.

Rail passengers to benefit from new lift at Wolverhampton station

Rail passengers to benefit from new lift at Wolverhampton station

Monday, 14 December 2020

Rail passengers in the West Midlands are being advised about work starting next month to renew the platform 1 lift at Wolverhampton station.

Snow Hill Line passengers offered chance to quiz West Midlands Railway bosses

Snow Hill Line passengers offered chance to quiz West Midlands Railway bosses

Wednesday, 9 December 2020

Passengers who use West Midlands Railway services via Birmingham Snow Hill are being offered the chance to have their questions answered as part of a new online Q&A.

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to plan ahead this Christmas

West Midlands Railway urges passengers to plan ahead this Christmas

Monday, 7 December 2020

Rail passengers in the West Midlands are being urged to plan their festive travel carefully with increased numbers of people expected to use the trains.

Reduced train service between Leamington Spa and Nuneaton due to impact of Covid-19

Reduced train service between Leamington Spa and Nuneaton due to impact of Covid-19

Thursday, 19 November 2020

​Passengers using West Midlands Railway services between Leamington Spa and Nuneaton are being advised to allow extra time for their journeys due to the impact of Covid-19 meaning fewer trains are able to run on the route.