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An Archive of all other News Items posted on this site since 2013

1 January 2023
(updated 1 January 2024)
New Stations For Old
5 October 2023
Rail Promises For The West Midlands Due To HS2 Phase 2 Cancellation
8 November 2023
HS2 : Decisions Have Consequences
27 November 2023
December 2023 Timetable Changes
14 December 2023
London Euston to Wrexham Open Access Service Proposed
29 December 2023
Witton Railway Station upgrade planned for Euro 2028 tournament
4 January 2024
New Trains For Old
10 March 2024
Local Passenger Growth to April 2023
16 March 2024
Formal Application for Wrexham to Euston Service Submitted
8 April 2024
Campaign for Rail AGM 2024
Latest News

5 October 2023

The Prime Minister has "promised" investments in the Midlands rail network in the light of the decision to cancel HS2 phase 2.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

29 November 2022

Campaign for Rail has responded to the WMRE Rail Investment Strategy consultation document.  The original consultation document and the CfR response may be read in the Consultations section.

13 July 2022

Major timetable changes will take place to services from London Euston to the West Coast Main Line from December 2022, with additional changes in the West Midlands area during 2023.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

27 May 2022

Engineering Works affect Snow Hill line service from 20 to 23 June 2022.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

27 August 2020

To find out first-hand how safe rail travel is post-Covid, four members of the CfR committee made a couple of rail journeys.  Their full report can be read in the News and Comment section.

1 July 2020

The Department for Transport has announced the 50 schemes that have been submitted in the second round of bids under the Restore Your Railways scheme.
Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

7 June 2020

The new station building at Kidderminster has been opened.
Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.


23 May 2020

The 10 successful projects from the bids submitted in the first round under the Restore Your Railways scheme have been announced by the Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps.
Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.
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Kings Norton
Birmingham
B30 1AE
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8 April 2024

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Campaign for Rail
Membership Secretary
19 Redwood Road
Kings Norton
Birmingham
B30 1AE
contact-us@campaignforrail.org.uk

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