Birmingham welcomes brand new West Midlands Trains

West Midlands Mayor Andy Street (left) on the platform at Wolverhampton with the latest class 730 EMU (image West Midlands Railway) image West Midlands Railway

West Midlands Trains has started to take delivery of a new fleet for its Birmingham suburban services. The passenger operating company is responsible for services branded as West Midlands Railway, and as London North Western Railway. The bonus for the Midlands is that the trains are locally built and going into service on local lines.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is UK correspondent for RailTech.com and Railfreight.com

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