News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

Coronavirus: West Midlands Railway makes season ticket refunds easier

Coronavirus: West Midlands Railway makes season ticket refunds easier

Tuesday, 7 April 2020

West Midlands Railway is encouraging customers unable to travel due to the ongoing coronavirus restrictions to claim their season ticket refunds online.

Coronavirus: West Midlands Railway confirms rail replacement for Hereford-Worcester passengers

Coronavirus: West Midlands Railway confirms rail replacement for Hereford-Worcester passengers

Friday, 3 April 2020

West Midlands Railway has confirmed rail replacement buses will be in operation at all stations between Hereford and Worcester when its new timetable begins on Monday.

Coronavirus: West Midlands Railway to issue updated timetable

Coronavirus: West Midlands Railway to issue updated timetable

Thursday, 2 April 2020

​West Midlands Railway will begin running to a new timetable from Monday 6 April as part of the rail industry’s commitment to operate regular train services during the coronavirus outbreak.

West Midlands Railway celebrates essential front-line rail workers

West Midlands Railway celebrates essential front-line rail workers

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

​Managers at West Midlands Railway have paid tribute to the dedication of hundreds of front-line rail workers who are keeping the region moving.

West Midlands Railway urges customers to ditch cash to fight coronavirus

West Midlands Railway urges customers to ditch cash to fight coronavirus

Friday, 27 March 2020

West Midlands Railway is urging customers making essential journeys to purchase their travel online, using contactless cards or via mobile phone payments.

Rail disruption between Birmingham and Wolverhampton following police incident

Rail disruption between Birmingham and Wolverhampton following police incident

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Passengers making essential journeys between Birmingham and Wolverhampton are being warned of disruption this evening following a police incident.

New train timetable: West Midlands Railway responds to customer feedback

New train timetable: West Midlands Railway responds to customer feedback

Monday, 23 March 2020

West Midlands Railway will add more carriages to its busiest services from tomorrow (Tue 24 Mar) following the introduction of a new reduced timetable.

West Midlands Railway lifts restrictions to help pensioners and disabled access essential supplies as revised timetable begins

West Midlands Railway lifts restrictions to help pensioners and disabled access essential supplies as revised timetable begins

Monday, 23 March 2020

​Pensioners and disabled passengers who are members of the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme can now use their local train service for free before 9.30am after West Midlands Railway lifted ticket restrictions.

West Midlands Railway to operate revised timetable from Monday 23 March

West Midlands Railway to operate revised timetable from Monday 23 March

Friday, 20 March 2020

​West Midlands Railway is to introduce a new timetable next week to keep essential workers moving. The timetable reflects the fall in demand for rail travel due to coronavirus and builds resilience as more rail workers begin self-isolating.

Boost for Birmingham rail users as first passenger train in 80 years runs on Camp Hill line

Boost for Birmingham rail users as first passenger train in 80 years runs on Camp Hill line

Monday, 16 March 2020

The reopening of a former railway line in south Birmingham has moved a step closer after a local passenger train travelled the route for the first time in nearly 80 years.