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West Midlands Railway (Operated by West Midlands Trains)

West Midlands Railway is operated by West Midlands Trains, who also run London Northwestern Railway. West Midlands Trains is owned by Abellio, JR East, and Mitsui & Co. Trains run to Birmingham from across the West Midlands and separate lines from Leamington to Coventry and Coventry to Nuneaton. There are 86 trains in total on the West Midlands Railway, reaching top speeds of 100mph.

West Midlands Railway Train Map

West Midlands Railway operates services across the West Midlands. From Birmingham, you can reach Shrewsbury, Hereford, and Stratford-Upon-Avon. Most of these trains leave from either Birmingham International or Birmingham New Street Station.

If you’re looking to go away for a long weekend, you could visit Coventry, Lichfield, or Worcester, which all have plenty of historical buildings and culture to explore. Check out our West Midlands Railway train map to decide where to go, and then book your tickets with us.

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West Midlands Railway Customer Relations

Telephone: 0333 311 0039


Cycle Reservations: Visit the West Midlands Railway cycle page.

Assisted Travel: 0800 024 8998

Lost Property: 03300 240 215

Service Disruptions

There could be a disruption to your travel due to bad weather or work on the line.

We recommend checking the status of your journey before you leave for the station; you can do so by visiting the West Midlands Railway service disruptions page.

Delay Repay

If your journey is delayed by as little as 15 minutes, you can claim a refund. The amount you’re entitled to depends on the amount of delay as follows:

15 to 29 minutes: 25% of your single ticket cost or 12.5% of your return ticket cost

30 to 59 minutes: 50% of the cost of your one-way ticket or 25% of the cost of your return ticket

60 to 119 minutes: 100% of the cost of your one-way ticket or 50% of the cost of your return ticket

120 minutes or longer: 100% of the cost of your ticket, whether it's single or return

Frequently Asked Questions

Do West Midlands trains have sockets?

West Midlands trains have plug sockets by every seat

What are London Midland Trains now called?

London Midlands Trains is now called West Midlands Railwayand is operated by West Midlands Trains.

Is there WiFi on West Midlands Trains?

There is free WiFi available on all West Midlands Trains, with an entertainment service called Loop also offered.

How fast do West Midlands Trains go?

West Midlands Trains typically reach a top speed of 100mph

Does West Midlands trains have first class?

Most West Midlands Trains offer first class seats on most of their services.