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£680 million investment in new trains welcomed

posted on 18/10/17

New carriages will bring more space, more services and improved comfort for passengers.

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About us

West Midlands Rail is a partnership sixteen Metropolitan District, Shire and Unitary local transport authorities seeking to gain greater local influence over the region's rail services

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Strategy

West Midlands Rail have a four key work streams which will deliver significant benefits to the West Midlands.

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West Midlands Franchise

London Midland currently operates over 1,300 services every weekday and serves 170 stations (directly managing 145) under the existing Franchise Agreement.

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The West Midlands Rail Board of Directors provide local democratic oversight for WMR. The Board is made up of Leaders or senior cabinet members appointed by each of our Partner Authorities.

Contact

Contact us

If you are interested in finding out more about WMR plans for the devolution of the West Midlands, please contact us at contact@westmidlandsrail.com