News Desk

Latest news from West Midlands Railway.

Flooding: Services to Shrewsbury suspended from 2pm

Shrewsbury Flooding: Passengers urged to check journeys before travelling

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Because of the continued rising flood water underneath a viaduct near Shrewsbury station the line towards the West Midlands will remain closed.

Timetable changes bring improved reliability for West Midlands Railway

Timetable changes bring improved reliability for West Midlands Railway

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

A series of timetable changes to further improve the reliability of West Midlands Railway trains will come into effect next week, more than two months ahead of schedule, the operator has confirmed.

Major disruption to Euston train services

Major disruption to Euston train services

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Due to substantial damage to points and track in the Euston area, there is major disruption to train services today. London Northwestern Railway services will be significantly reduced as a Network Rail works to repair the damage. There is currently no estimation on how long it will take to repair the track and signalling.

Storm Dennis update and advice to rail users

Storm Dennis update and advice to rail users

Sunday, 16 February 2020

​West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway are advising passengers to check before they travel tomorrow morning as Storm Dennis continues to affect the rail network.

Rail routes affected by Storm Dennis

Rail routes affected by Storm Dennis

Sunday, 16 February 2020

Flooding is affecting several rail routes around the West Midlands. West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway are advising passengers to check before strating their journeys as rising water levels continues to block lines.

Passengers urged to check journeys this weekend as Storm Dennis arrives

Passengers urged to check journeys this weekend as Storm Dennis arrives

Friday, 14 February 2020

Passengers travelling on West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway this weekend are being urged to check their journeys with Storm Dennis expected to bring high winds to the UK.

West Midlands Railway announces online ticket sale as improvement plan launches

West Midlands Railway announces online ticket sale as improvement plan launches

Friday, 14 February 2020

West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway customers can secure a 20% discount on their travel this half-term as the operators roll out plans to improve performance.

Storm Ciara: Passengers advised not to travel

Storm Ciara: Passengers advised not to travel

Sunday, 9 February 2020

Following a number of storm-related incidents across the network, West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway are advising passengers not to travel today.

West Midlands Trains to invest an additional £20m into rail network

West Midlands Trains to invest an additional £20m into rail network

Sunday, 9 February 2020

West Midlands Trains will invest an additional £20m into the railway network following a period of poor performance in 2019.

Passengers warned of Sunday travel disruption due to Storm Ciara

Passengers warned of Sunday travel disruption due to Storm Ciara

Friday, 7 February 2020

Passengers using West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway services on Sunday are being warned of travel disruption with Storm Ciara expected to bring winds of up to 80mph.