London Midland

Stratford Parkway set to open seven months early

Stratford Parkway Station is set to open seven months early after official contracts are agreed to build the transport hub. Buckingham Group Contracting has been awarded the detailed design and build contract for the new Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway Station by Warwickshire...

Stourbridge Shuttle tops half a million passengers

More than half a million passenger journeys have been made on London Midland’s operation between Stourbridge Junction and Stourbridge Town since conventional trains were replaced by innovative railcars, built by Parry People Movers Ltd, in mid-2009.  The 500,000th passenger...

New depot to be built at Stourbridge Junction

A new maintenance facility is to be built at Stourbridge Junction to house and maintain the 2 London Midland class 139 Parry People Movers that operate the Stourbridge Junction to Stourbridge Town branch. The new depot will be constructed at...

New wash plant opens at Tyseley

A new £1.6m wash plant has opened at London Midland's Tyseley depot. The new facility replaces a much older washer that was coming to the end of its working life, and compliments the depot's underframe washer that was commissioned...

Local musicians on track to put Redditch station on the map

London Midland’s Redditch train station has been chosen by a local up-and-coming music group as the venue for its new video in a bid to put UK soul electro on the map. The local...
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Interim report on Port Talbot track worker fatalities reveals “there was no safe system of work in place”

Network Rail has released an interim report into the fatalities that occurred at Margam, near Port Talbot in...
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Gian Paolo Gotelli to head up TX Logistik

Rail logistics group TX Logistik has appointed Gian Paolo Gotelli as its new CEO. TX Logistik, which was founded in...

First train for Shanghai Metro line 14 completed

The first driverless metro train for Shanghai Metro’s Line 14 has rolled off the assembly line in CRRC Nanjing Puzhen.

The role of apprenticeships in filling the skills gap

Rail Forum Midlands talks about the skills gap and what its doing to bridge it

New train protection system for Irish Rail

Above - CPC commercial manager John Mogridge and Egis systems integration lead François Pignard looking at the in-cab display for the...