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Jail for fare evader caught on camera assaulting rail staff – Birmingham

Jail for fare evader caught on camera assaulting rail staff – Birmingham

Press Releases   •   Feb 06, 2017 07:00 GMT

A Birmingham lout, who refused to pay for a fare and assaulted revenue protection managers on a train, has been jailed. Elliot Nash, 32, told the three members of rail staff to “f*** off” and that he was not going to buy a ticket, before threatening to knock them out on the journey between Bournville and Northfield on 11 November 2016.

London Midland calls time on anti-social behaviour

London Midland calls time on anti-social behaviour

Press Releases   •   Jan 23, 2017 13:09 GMT

​162 people ejected from Friday night London - Northampton service 26 Penalty Fares issued The train company has been deploying extra security on certain trains in recent weeks based on feedback from customers and front-line staff. This includes late night services from the capital and Liverpool and trains through Birmingham.

‘Blue Monday’ sees West Midlands launch of scheme to help reduce railway suicides

‘Blue Monday’ sees West Midlands launch of scheme to help reduce railway suicides

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2017 07:00 GMT

Rail Pastors - A scheme, which aims to keep vulnerable people safe and save lives on the railway in the West Midlands, is being launched on what is dubbed by many as the most depressing day of the year.

Train-ing exercise

Train-ing exercise

Press Releases   •   Jul 29, 2016 15:55 BST

West Midlands firefighters will be teaming up with London Midland on Saturday 30 July for a training exercise. Based on a simulated railway incident, it will take place between 10am and 2pm at the company’s Soho maintenance depot, Vittoria Street, Winson Green, which is on the main railway line between Birmingham and Wolverhampton.

HB2U! BTP’s text service turns three!

HB2U! BTP’s text service turns three!

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2016 07:00 GMT

It is three years since we introduced our pioneering and innovative 61016 text number. The service allows the public to report non-emergency incidents on the railway discreetly, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. A London Midland train has been wrapped in our text number in a bid to encourage even more people to contact us when they see something they are concerned about on the rail network.

Keep your dog on a lead or you’re on dangerous ground, urges new level crossing campaign

Keep your dog on a lead or you’re on dangerous ground, urges new level crossing campaign

Press Releases   •   Jul 08, 2015 09:30 BST

A new campaign urging people to keep their dogs on a lead near level crossings has been launched today by Network Rail in partnership with Dogs Trust, as it revealed there have been more than 180 incidents of near misses* between dog walkers and trains and five fatalities in the past five years.