News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

Rail strike this weekend – Passengers advised to plan ahead

Rail strike this weekend – Passengers advised to plan ahead

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

With another rail strike currently expected this Saturday, 7 December, train companies are warning passengers to plan ahead. As the run up to Christmas attracts more people onto the network, London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway are concerned that less frequent rail users may not be aware of the industrial action.

New rail timetable to create more reliable Chase Line service

New rail timetable to create more reliable Chase Line service

Monday, 2 December 2019

​Passengers using the Chase Line between Rugeley and Birmingham will benefit from a more reliable service when the new West Midlands Railway timetable comes into effect later this month.

New rail timetable to bring more reliable service to Coventry and Warwickshire

New rail timetable to bring more reliable service to Coventry and Warwickshire

Monday, 2 December 2019

​Passengers in Coventry and Warwickshire will benefit from a more reliable rail service when the new West Midlands Railway timetable comes into force later this month.

New rail timetable to benefit passengers in Birmingham

New rail timetable to benefit passengers in Birmingham

Monday, 2 December 2019

Passengers in Birmingham will benefit from a more reliable rail service when the new West Midlands Railway timetable comes into effect later this month.

​Extra Compensation for London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway Customers

​Extra Compensation for London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway Customers

Thursday, 28 November 2019

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway will provide additional compensation to its customers following a drop in train performance since May. West Midlands Trains is in discussions on the best form of compensation and the best way to give this to its customers.

Reduced train services due to industrial action

Reduced train services due to industrial action

Thursday, 28 November 2019

West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway are warning of a reduced train service this Saturday, 30 November. Passengers are being reminded to check their journeys due to planned industrial action by members of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT). Travel between Northampton and Euston is expected to be very badly affected.

Trains run despite second day of industrial action

Trains run despite second day of industrial action

Saturday, 23 November 2019

Trains have been running across the West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway networks despite a second day of disruptive industrial action by members of the RMT union.

Passengers reminded to check travel ahead of industrial action

Passengers reminded to check travel ahead of industrial action

Thursday, 21 November 2019

West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway passengers planning to travel on Saturday 23 November are being reminded to check their journeys.

Regular train service across West Midlands despite industrial action

Regular train service across West Midlands despite industrial action

Saturday, 16 November 2019

A regular train service has been running across the West Midlands Railway network today despite disruptive industrial action by members of the RMT union.

Community Rail Partnership launched for Worcestershire

Community Rail Partnership launched for Worcestershire

Friday, 15 November 2019

Rail users in Worcestershire are being encouraged to get involved with their local railway through a new Community Rail Partnership (CRP) for the county.