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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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The Kilsby Genie

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3Squared wins major contract from HS2 contractor

A Yorkshire-based SME (small to medium enterprise) has been awarded a major contract working on High Speed Two (HS2), generating new jobs

Safer Travel Pledge helps protect passengers as train frequency increases

Free face coverings being handed out at London Waterloo station. As trains start to run more frequently and...

Special train livery says Thank You to key workers

Great Western Railway (GWR) has unveiled a special livery for one of its inter-city express trains, paying tribute to key workers for...