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Kenilworth gets its first train service in more than half a century as new station opens

Monday 30 Apr 2018

Kenilworth today (Monday April 30) saw its first train service since the mid-1960s when its new station …

New era of better trains and services as control of region’s rail network moves into local hands

Monday 04 Dec 2017

Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street, left, West Midlands Trains managing director Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde, and Cllr Roger Lawrence…

£680 million investment in new trains welcomed

Wednesday 18 Oct 2017

A £680 million order for new trains has been welcomed by West Midlands Rail (WMR), the consortium of 16 local councils set up to jointly manage the re…

Near £1 billion investment to bring new trains, extra seats and more frequent services

Thursday 10 Aug 2017

Rail passengers are to get more frequent services with new trains and extra seats as a result of a near …

Proposed upgrades to region's rail network welcomed

Friday 04 Aug 2017

A package of proposed rail upgrades with the potential to boost the regional economy by more than £2 bil…

New names at West Midlands Rail

Friday 19 May 2017

Two key new appointments have been made at West Midlands Rail(WMR) to help prepare the organisation to …