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News and Comment
The latest news from SLUG plus a full archive of news items since 2009
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Consultations
SLUG responses to rail industry and local authority consultations
Publications
Back issues of SLUG magazines
Campaigns
The current SLUG campaigns to improve services along the Stourbridge line
Gallery
Photo galleries and videos related to the Stourbridge line

Stations
Information about each station along the line including bus and train times
Timetables
Current and historic rail and bus timetables for Stourbridge line services
Walsall Line
The latest reopening news and recent photographs taken along the line from Wednesbury to Stourbridge Junction
External Links
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Latest News

14 November 2020

Chiltern Railways has announced that it is temporarily withdrawing the following two services from 16 November until 2 December :-
0609 Kidderminster to London Marylebone
1615 London Marylebone to Kidderminster

20 October 2020

West Midlands Railway has announced that it will be introducing a temporary timetable from 26 October which will see further reduced services.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

16 October 2020

Stourbridge Junction has narrowly missed out on being named the station of the year in a poll organised by the Rail Delivery Group.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

27 September 2020

A reduced Monday to Friday timetable has been introduced because of the number of services currently being cancelled due to train crew issues.  The temporary timetable can be found on the Timetables page.

26 August 2020

The timetables on the Stourbridge line will be improved from 7 September.   Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

7 August 2020

Improvement works will shortly take place at Hartlebury.  The programme of works will include the extension of both platforms to accommodate the new four-car Class 196 trains, as well as the refurbishment of existing platforms.  The work is scheduled for completion in February 2021.

23 July 2020

The first of the new Class 196 units was out on the Stourbridge line today when it made its first ever test run from Tyseley to Hereford and back.

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.  A scheme submitted by PMOL for a light rail link between Stourbridge Junction and Brierley Hill was not among the 10 successful bids but PMOL has been asked to provide further details to a subsequent round.
The Membership Secretary
Stourbridge Line User Group
46 Sandringham Road
Wordsley
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 5HL


Site Last Updated on 14 November 2020
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The Membership Secretary
Stourbridge Line User Group
46 Sandringham Road
Wordsley
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 5HL

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