Company Information

About London Northwestern Railway

London Northwestern Railway is operated by West Midlands Trains Ltd, run as part of a joint venture between Abellio and the Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co.

Abellio Transport Holdings is an international transport group who also operate the Greater Anglia, East Midlands Railway and ScotRail franchises, and the Merseyrail concession in the UK. We are owned by ‘NS’ in the Netherlands who operate the rail services, stations and facilities on much of the Dutch network.

We believe

That when you travel with us, you will receive a great travel experience through every mile of your journey and expect a high standard of service from start to finish

We promise

  • To provide you with a safe, clean, punctual and reliable train service
  • Make it easier for you to buy tickets with new facilities including smart ticketing
  • Treat you well and fairly when things go wrong
  • Keep you informed about services, and any planned changes during disruption
  • Let you know our performance and quality targets in advance, and report each period how we’re doing
  • Listen to your views more

​West Midlands Trains Ltd

West Midlands Trains Ltd is the parent company of London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway.

London Northwestern Railway services operate between Liverpool and Birmingham, and on the West Coast Main Line to and from London Euston.

West Midlands Railway services operate to destinations across the West Midlands via Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Snow Hill.

West Midlands Trains Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 09860466. Registered Office address, 2nd Floor St Andrew's House, 18-20 St Andrew Street, London, United Kingdom, EC4A 3AG.

Our Public and Employee Liability Insurers are:

QBE Insurance Company (UK) Ltd
Accidents Pre 30/6/14 - QBE - Portal Reference: C00119

Gallagher Bassett Insurance Company (UK) Ltd
Accidents Post 30/6/14 - Gallagher Bassett - Portal Reference: D00019​