Press Releases • Dec 11, 2013 16:29 GMT
With up to three trains per hour between Birmingham New Street and London Euston, there’s never been a better time to visit the UK’s two leading cities on London Midland trains.
Press Releases • Dec 10, 2013 17:24 GMT
Mid Worcestershire MP, Peter Luff led the celebrations at Hartlebury train station this morning (9 December) as he waved off the 09.19 service to Whitlocks End – the first train in the new hourly service linking to Worcester and Birmingham stations for almost 50 years.
Press Releases • Dec 09, 2013 07:18 GMT
The reduction in commuter traffic over Christmas enables Network Rail to undertake major engineering work across the rail network. To allow this to happen, London Midland - and all rail operators - run amended timetables during this period.
Press Releases • Dec 06, 2013 07:20 GMT
Passengers travelling from Birmingham New Street station on Friday nights and weekends are being asked to allow extra time for their journeys and take extra care on the station owing to the huge increase in passengers using the station to visit the city over the Christmas period.
Press Releases • Dec 05, 2013 07:22 GMT
Responding to the announcement in today’s autumn statement on regulated rail fares, including season tickets, Michael Roberts, director general of the Rail Delivery Group which speaks on behalf of the rail industry, said:
Press Releases • Dec 03, 2013 10:03 GMT
Work is now well underway at depots across London Midland’s network as its fleet and maintenance teams prepare for the winter months ahead. All 480 of the company’s trains will undergo a comprehensive programme of planned maintenance works to prepare them for winter weather conditions.
Press Releases • Nov 28, 2013 10:37 GMT
An object on a railway overhead wire caused major damage to two London Midland trains, resulting in one train being out of service for over eight months. Both trains are now back in service, following a programme of extensive repair works costing nearly £1/4 million. The trains were damaged by an object on the overhead lines.
Press Releases • Nov 27, 2013 10:35 GMT
Staff at Leighton Buzzard train station are holding an event for the local community this weekend. The event will allow residents and station users to learn more about the works that will be taking place at the station over the next six months to install three brand new lifts.
Press Releases • Nov 13, 2013 11:49 GMT
A three year plan to combat crime and anti-social behaviour on the region’s public transport system was formally launched this week. The Local Transport Policing Plan, which will involve an increase in uniformed officers on buses, trains and trams, was launched in Birmingham by Bob Jones, the West Midlands Police Commissioner and Cllr John McNicholas, chairman of transport authority Centro.
Press Releases • Nov 12, 2013 09:53 GMT
London Midland is pulling out the stops to ensure it has a fit and healthy workforce this winter. At a time when sickness levels traditionally decline, due to the change in temperature and seasonal illnesses like and colds and flu, the rail company is investing in keeping its staff healthy.
Press Releases • Nov 11, 2013 10:55 GMT
London Midland has recognised the efforts of its staff by launching an innovative donation matching scheme. Local charities, including Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Willen Hospice in Milton Keynes and the Cynthia Spencer Hospice in Northampton, have all benefitted from the initiative.
Press Releases • Nov 04, 2013 14:00 GMT
Passengers are set to benefit from two announcements made today by train operating company London Midland. The company announced it is ahead of its target, set by the Department for Transport, for recruiting and training new train drivers. The second announcement, a major coup for passengers, is that there will be 4,000 more peak-time seats per day in and out of London Euston next year.