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The London Midland Newsroom is now closed

The London Midland Newsroom is now closed

Press Releases   •   Dec 10, 2017 01:58 GMT

The London Midland franchise came to an end at 0159 hours on Sunday 10 December 2017. The new West Midlands Trains franchise began at 0200 hours. From Sunday, you will find the latest news about the franchise here : www.westmidlandstrains.co.uk The press office number for West Midlands Trains is 03300 955150.

London Midland continues its winning ways

London Midland continues its winning ways

Press Releases   •   Dec 06, 2017 16:09 GMT

​London Midland’s work with communities has been acknowledged for the third time this year with a win at the Business Culture Awards.

London Midland helps Big Sleuth bear find new home

London Midland helps Big Sleuth bear find new home

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2017 14:56 GMT

London Midland’s ‘Honey Bear Honey Bottle’, which featured in this summer’s ‘Big Sleuth’, has found a new home at The Orchard School in Oldbury.

​Tree planting marks end of first phase of Malvern Link adoption project

​Tree planting marks end of first phase of Malvern Link adoption project

Press Releases   •   Dec 04, 2017 11:14 GMT

Colleagues from London Midland, Network Rail and the Association of Community Rail Partnerships (ACoRP) and members of the local community have turned out in force at Malvern Link station for the final stage of an innovative woodland planting project.

Train Services to Resume from London Euston

Train Services to Resume from London Euston

Press Releases   •   Dec 03, 2017 12:30 GMT

London Midland services to and from Euston are to resume before 13:00, following emergency engineering works on Sunday morning.

Do not travel – rail lines to Euston closed Sunday

Do not travel – rail lines to Euston closed Sunday

Press Releases   •   Dec 02, 2017 18:57 GMT

Train operators serving Euston station are advising passengers not to travel this Sunday. Network Rail needs to make repairs following major damage to overhead power lines in the Wembley area. This means no trains will be able to access Euston station until at least midday. However this is only an estimate. London Overground services are also affected.

Reduced Service Between Euston & Milton Keynes to Continue Today

Reduced Service Between Euston & Milton Keynes to Continue Today

Press Releases   •   Dec 02, 2017 08:57 GMT

Following damage to overhead lines near Wembley yesterday afternoon, London Midland services will be disrupted all day on Satudary.

Albrighton visitors receive brighter welcome thanks to station adoption

Albrighton visitors receive brighter welcome thanks to station adoption

Press Releases   •   Nov 29, 2017 10:21 GMT

London Midland is helping to provide rail passengers with a brighter welcome at Albrighton station though a new adoption planting project, supported by the community’s Scout group and local sponsors.

London Midland runs most reliable trains in the UK

London Midland runs most reliable trains in the UK

Press Releases   •   Nov 28, 2017 10:53 GMT

​London Midland’s Class 350/2 unit has been crowned the most reliable train in the UK at the Golden Spanner awards 2017.

London Midland cycles off with national award win

London Midland cycles off with national award win

Press Releases   •   Nov 24, 2017 17:11 GMT

​London Midland’s partnership with Vélo Birmingham has been recognised with a win at the National Cycle-Rail Awards 2017.

London Midland gives helping hand to local charity

London Midland gives helping hand to local charity

Press Releases   •   Nov 24, 2017 10:40 GMT

London Midland’s revenue protection team have spent a day volunteering at West Midlands charity, Acorns Children’s Hospice.

Aston station adoption planting project helps local people grow

Aston station adoption planting project helps local people grow

Press Releases   •   Nov 23, 2017 14:13 GMT

A London Midland planting project is helping to restore confidence and independence to people experiencing mental ill health, whilst making Aston station more welcoming for customers.

Passengers urged to plan their travel as Birmingham gears up for Black Friday crowds

Passengers urged to plan their travel as Birmingham gears up for Black Friday crowds

Press Releases   •   Nov 21, 2017 09:00 GMT

​As Black Friday looms large and bigger crowds than ever are predicted in Birmingham, passengers are being advised to carefully plan their travel.

London Midland steps up a gear for cyclists

London Midland steps up a gear for cyclists

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2017 09:37 GMT

​London Midland is investing over £380,000 across its network to improve facilities for passengers who choose to cycle to the station.

​People and places of Penkridge celebrated with new artwork

​People and places of Penkridge celebrated with new artwork

Press Releases   •   Nov 16, 2017 09:12 GMT

A striking collection of new artwork by young people, entitled ‘People and Places of Penkridge’, has been created for Penkridge station on London Midland’s Birmingham to Liverpool route.

Milton Keynes passengers encouraged to make small talk to save lives

Milton Keynes passengers encouraged to make small talk to save lives

Press Releases   •   Nov 15, 2017 14:58 GMT

New campaign encourages public to intervene to help prevent railway suicides Commuters in the Milton Keynes area are being asked to take part in a new suicide prevention campaign on the railways which could save many lives a year and would involve them spotting vulnerable people and talking to them to interrupt their suicidal thoughts.

Passengers in the West Midlands encouraged to make small talk to save lives

Passengers in the West Midlands encouraged to make small talk to save lives

Press Releases   •   Nov 15, 2017 14:48 GMT

New campaign encourages public to intervene to help prevent railway suicides. Commuters in the West Midlands are being asked to take part in a new suicide prevention campaign on the railways which could save many lives a year and would involve them spotting vulnerable people and talking to them to interrupt their suicidal thoughts.

Passengers advised to plan their travel as Birmingham gears up for record Christmas crowds

Passengers advised to plan their travel as Birmingham gears up for record Christmas crowds

Press Releases   •   Nov 13, 2017 09:31 GMT

The start of Birmingham’s famous Christmas market signals the start of the busiest time of year in Birmingham and passengers are being urged to plan their journeys and allow extra time when travelling by train.

Allow more time when using Telford Central station from Monday

Allow more time when using Telford Central station from Monday

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2017 09:01 GMT

Passengers are being advised to allow more time when using Telford Central station from next week. On Monday (13 November) work begins on the railway section of the Telford Footbridge Project. When completed, the Department for Transport funded scheme will also include lifts to both platforms.

Local sewing group spreads the love in Nuneaton

Local sewing group spreads the love in Nuneaton

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2017 14:31 GMT

London Midland is helping Nuneaton sewing group ‘In Stitches’ to bring smiles to the faces of the town’s residents.