Free Travel to your Open Day
If you are attending the University of Birmingham Open Day on Saturday 19th October, London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway can provide you complimentary travel to the event.
We expect around 13,500 students at the University of Birmingham Open Day, where approximately 50% will be travelling to the university by rail. For this reason, we are offering students who have registered to attend, free complimentary travel.
If you have already registered for the University of Birmingham Open day on Saturday 19th October 2019, you should have received your invitation from the university by email. If you haven’t then please contact the university directly to ask them to provide this to you.
On receiving your email from the University of Birmingham, you should have found your e-voucher embedded into your invite. This is your complimentary pass courtesy of us. If you received a West Midlands Trains scratch card instead, provided again from the university, this is still valid on Saturday 19th October,
Please note that you will need to show your voucher to a member of our team to gain free travel on the day.
The voucher entitles you to complimentary travel across both West Midland Trains companies, which includes London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway.
Don’t worry, if you didn’t use one of our services at the beginning of your journey and need to change trains, you can still use the voucher for the remainder of your journey if opting to travel with us at the end.
Our travel planning team will also be attending the open day running a travel advice stall located at the West Gate entrance to the University of Birmingham, just a one-minute walk from University station.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Any passengers claiming the free travel to the University of Birmingham Open Day are advised that to be eligible they must first register with the university and follow instructions to claim their complimentary day pass from London Northwestern Railway staff in advance of travel, London Northwestern Railway staff cannot allow free travel without the valid pass which will provided directly from the University of Birmingham Open Day registration email and is only valid for travel on Saturday 19th October 2019.