Abellio led consortium wins West Midlands Rail Franchise

West Midlands Trains Ltd ( a joint venture between Abellio, East Japan Railway Company and Mitsui & Co Ltd. with Abellio the majority shareholder) will take over the rail franchise from the current Govia owned London Midland in December 2017.

There are numerous improvements and changes promised for the Cross City Line, the London Euston to Crewe Semi Fasts… more

December 2016 newsletter


Lichfield Rail Promotion Group Newsletter – December 2016

We’ve been so busy this year that we’ve not found time for a newsletter for months. Those who attend meetings will know most of what’s going on, but for those unable to do so regularly, here’s an update.


ORR station usage figures

The figures for 2015-6 (April to March),… more