West Midlands Rail

London Midland Train

West Midlands Rail, representing all fourteen of the region's metropolitan, shire and unitary authorities, plans to gain greater influence and control over local rail services from 2017, leading to the creation of a fully devolved West Midlands Rail Contract. 

For more information you can visit the West Midlands Rail website.

Related Documents

Destination Growth: the case for Britain's regional railways

October, 2015

This report sets out the success of regional rail over the past decade and a half despite limited investment when compared to other rail sectors. The report then goes on to develop two hypothetical scenarios to demonstrate how investment in regional rail could deliver even greater benefits, significantly reducing subsidy and growing the benefits delivered to our city region economies.