Latest news from West Midlands Railway.
A pioneering fund to improve neighbourhoods across the West Midlands Railway network is inviting bids from communities with innovative schemes from today.
A rare glimpse of railway history will be on offer at a West Midlands Railway station as part of the Heritage Open Days event.
Passengers using the popular Chase Line between Rugeley Trent Valley and Birmingham New Street will have the chance to discuss the service with West Midlands Railway bosses later this month.
High Street retailers and coffee shops could be offered the chance to set up in the region's railway stations under a scheme being looked at by rail bosses.
Hundreds of ticketless train travellers using Birmingham New Street station were issued with penalty fares during a cross-industry clampdown.
Passengers are being warned to check journeys before travelling this evening (Fri 16 Aug) as work to repair damaged overhead lines near Rugeley Trent Valley continues to cause disruption.
Car parking charges are being introduced at nine stations across the London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway networks.
Rail services between Coventry and Birmingham are expected to be disrupted for the remainder of today ( Friday 9 August). Network Rail engineers are repairing 40 metres of overhead cables in a tunnel near Tile Hill.
One of the West Midlands' busiest railway stations is set for a major redevelopment to improve facilities for passengers. University Station in Edgbaston is used by 3.3 million passengers a year - vastly more than the 400,000 it was designed for in the 1970s.