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​Rail passengers across Worcestershire, Herefordshire and South Staffordshire reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

​Rail passengers across Worcestershire, Herefordshire and South Staffordshire reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Monday, 13 May 2019

Rail passengers are being reminded to check their train times, as major changes are introduced across the rail network this weekend. West Midlands Railway is implementing a new timetable from Sunday (19 May), bringing improvements for passengers across Worcestershire, Hereford and South Staffordshire

Rail passengers across Shropshire reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Rail passengers across Shropshire reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Monday, 13 May 2019

Rail passengers are being reminded to check their train times, as major changes are introduced across the rail network this weekend. West Midlands Railway is implementing a new timetable from Sunday (19 May), bringing improvements for passengers across the Shropshire and the wider region.

Rail passengers across the West Midlands reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Rail passengers across the West Midlands reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Monday, 13 May 2019

Rail passengers are being reminded to check their train times, ahead of major changes being introduced across the rail network this weekend. West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway will be implementing new timetables from Sunday (19 May), bringing improvements for passengers across the West Midlands.

Rail passengers across Coventry and Warwickshire reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Rail passengers across Coventry and Warwickshire reminded to check their train times ahead of changes being introduced this weekend

Monday, 13 May 2019

Rail passengers are being reminded to check their train times, ahead of major changes being introduced across the rail network this weekend. West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway will be implementing new timetables from Sunday (19 May), bringing improvements for passengers.

Significant improvements for passengers when electric trains are introduced between Walsall and Rugeley

Significant improvements for passengers when electric trains are introduced between Walsall and Rugeley

Friday, 10 May 2019

There will be significant improvements to train services between Walsall and Rugeley this May, as electric trains start operating to the Chase Line. The first electric train carrying passengers travelled on the line today (Friday 10 May), ahead of major timetable improvements to be introduced later this month.

Railway lost property money donated to charity

Railway lost property money donated to charity

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Cash left on trains and at stations operated by London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway will now be donated to charity. The train operators have handed over the first donation of money found as lost property on the rail network to Alzheimer’s Society - the company's staff-nominated charity partner for the year.

Jewellery Quarter BID becomes the first Business Improvement District in the UK to adopt a station

Jewellery Quarter BID becomes the first Business Improvement District in the UK to adopt a station

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

A new community group led by the Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (JQBID) aims to bring a new lease of life to the Jewellery Quarter Station. Through a range of projects and activities and with support from West Midlands Railway, the group has set out to improve the attractiveness of the station, making it a more welcoming and friendly place for visitors, residents and workers.

Cross City Heroes to receive railway station recognition

Cross City Heroes to receive railway station recognition

Friday, 3 May 2019

​Heroic groups from across the West Midlands will be receiving special recognition at local Cross City line stations this summer. 24 local community groups and charities have been given the title of Cross City Heroes, following a competition run by West Midlands Railway and West Midlands Rail Executive.

Successful test run of the first Class 172/0 via Kenilworth

Successful test run of the first Class 172/0 via Kenilworth

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

The first test run of a Class 172/0 has been successfully completed between Leamington Spa and Nuneaton. On Sunday 28 April, the four carriage train, made up of two units cascaded from London Overground, made it’s first through journey between the two stations.

Whistle Stop Tours signal upcoming timetable improvements

Whistle Stop Tours signal upcoming timetable improvements

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

Rail passengers at stations and on trains across the West Midlands will be able to find out more about upcoming timetable improvements over the next few weeks. West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway will be hosting a number of ‘Whistle Stop Tour' events at stations, as well as providing senior management on trains across the network.