Adderley Park station reopened but delays expected until the end of today

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 18:07
Adderley Park station reopened but delays expected until the end of today

Adderley Park station has reopened, following an incident at the station earlier today (16 Jan).

The station was closed for a number of hours and reopened at around 1730.

Trains between Birmingham New Street, Northampton and London Euston are expected to be delayed or cancelled until the end of today while services recover.

West Midlands Railway services on routes via Birmingham Snow Hill are now operating as normal, following delays and cancellations throughout the day, due to two separate incidents on the line.

Passengers are advised to check their train times and follow @lnrailway and @westmidrailway on Twitter for the latest updates.

Any passengers delayed by 15 minutes or more by this disruption can claim compensation through Delay Repay.

ENDS

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West Midlands Trains operates both West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway services.

  • London Northwestern Railway services operate between Liverpool and Birmingham, and on the West Coast mainline to and from London Euston.
  • West Midlands Railway services operate to destinations across the West Midlands via Birmingham New Street.

For more information on these services visit westmidlandsrailway.co.uk or londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk

The West Midlands Trains franchise started on 10 December 2017 and will run until 2025/26.

West Midlands Trains operates 1,300 services a day, manages 150 stations and provides over 70 million passenger journeys a year. Over the course of the franchise, West Midlands Trains will be investing £1 billion into the rail network to deliver new trains, improved routes and station upgrades. This will include 400 new train carriages across the network and space for an extra 85,000 passengers into Birmingham and London at peak times.

The franchise is a joint venture between Abellio (70.1% share) and East Japan Railway Company / Mitsui & Co., Ltd (29.9% share in a 50:50 split). Abellio is the international passenger transport subsidiary of the Dutch national railway company, Nederlandse Spoorwegen. In the UK, Abelllio operates ScotRail and Greater Anglia train services, Merseyrail services in a joint venture with Serco and buses through Abellio London. For more information visit www.abellio.com

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