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Rail minister briefed on plans to open new rail link between Lichfield and Burton

Friday 14 Jan 2022

West Midlands Rail Executive (WMRE) Executive Director, Malcolm Holmes, has met with Lichfield MP Michael Fabricant and newly appointed Rail Minister …

West Midlands Rail Programme passes 250,000 safe working hours

Tuesday 04 Jan 2022

The West Midlands Rail Programme (WMRP) has passed 250,000 working hours without any reportable accident…

Search launched for contractor to build new south Birmingham railway stations

Thursday 09 Dec 2021

The search is under way to find a construction partner to build three new railway stations on the Camp Hill line in Birmingham. The £61 million projec…

Work starts on new Black Country railway station

Monday 29 Nov 2021

From left: Malcolm Holmes, TfWM director of rail, Eddie Hughes MP, Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street and Emily Shaw, senior project…

Essential canal improvement works completed at University station

Friday 26 Nov 2021

Improvement works to a historic part of the Birmingham & Worcester canal have been completed alongsi…

Rapid progress on Perry Barr railway station as roof installed

Wednesday 24 Nov 2021

A £30.9million redevelopment of the new Perry Barr railway station has reached new heights with the inst…