News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

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.

Cross City Line prepares to reopen between Lichfield and Birmingham

Cross City Line prepares to reopen between Lichfield and Birmingham

Thursday, 12 March 2020

Passengers using the north end of Birmingham's Cross City Line are being warned that disruption may affect the evening peak following damage caused by a fallen tree.

No trains between Lichfield and Birmingham New Street

No trains between Lichfield and Birmingham New Street

Thursday, 12 March 2020

Due to a fallen tree damaging overhead power cables there is no train service between Lichfield Trent Valley and Birmingham New Street this morning.

West Coast Main Line: Major disruption at London Euston and Birmingham New Street

West Coast Main Line: Major disruption at London Euston and Birmingham New Street

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Passengers travelling on the West Coast Main Line between Birmingham New Street and London Euston are being warned to leave extra time for their journeys for the rest of the day due to ongoing signalling and power line problems.

Euston train service disruption Monday

Euston train service disruption Monday

Sunday, 8 March 2020

Train services to and from Euston will be disrupted on Monday as Network Rail engineers repair 10km of overhead power lines. More work tonight means there will be no services in or out of Euston after 2100 today ( Sunday).

Disruption to train services to and from Euston

Disruption to train services to and from Euston

Sunday, 8 March 2020

Train services to and from Euston will be severely disrupted today as Network Rail engineers work to repair hundreds of metres of damaged overhead power cables. No services will leave Euston after 2100 hours tonight ( Sunday) Disruption likely to affect Monday morning services.

Flybe collapse: Stranded passengers offered free travel on West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway

Flybe collapse: Stranded passengers offered free travel on West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway

Thursday, 5 March 2020

​Airline passengers left stranded following the collapse of Flybe are being offered free travel on West Midlands Railway (WMR) and London Northwestern Railway (LNR) services to help them get home.

Plans to open Black Country railway stations take another step forward

Plans to open Black Country railway stations take another step forward

Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Planning applications for two railway stations on the Walsall to Wolverhampton line have been handed in, marking another milestone on the project to restore passenger services to this part of the Black Country.

Shrewsbury Flooding: Services resuming as line reopens

Shrewsbury Flooding: Services resuming as line reopens

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Services to Shrewsbury are being reinstated after Network Rail reopened the railway over the Severn Bridge viaduct.

West Midlands Railway invites customers to help improve services

West Midlands Railway invites customers to help improve services

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

West Midlands Railway passengers are being offered the chance to have their say on their train service by joining a series of dedicated online Customer Panels.