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'West Midlands Rail User' is produced for Campaign for Rail members three times a year.

Most of its content relates to news of rail issues and developments in our region and updates on our campaigns.  Two regular features are 'Why Pay More?', giving members ideas for saving money on rail travel, and 'The Next Station is...' which looks at one our stations that seldom makes the news.  

Sample pages from all issues may be viewed by clicking on the menu photographs below.
Issues 1 to 15
2012 to 2016
Issues 16 to 30
2017 to 2021
Issues 31 onwards
2022 to present
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.
Campaign for Rail
Membership Secretary
19  Redwood Road
Kings Norton
Birmingham
B30 1AE
contact-us@campaignforrail.org.uk

Site Last Updated on
8 April 2024

(News and Comment / Newsletters)
Campaign for Rail
Membership Secretary
19 Redwood Road
Kings Norton
Birmingham
B30 1AE
contact-us@campaignforrail.org.uk

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