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About Us
We are a group dedicated to improving the standard of public transport.Our aim is to create a user friendly rail service that meets all expectations of reliability, frequency and cleanliness.

We aim to protect the line up to and beyond Birmingham and Worcester and to promote the re-opening of the former Stourbridge to Dudley railway with an extension to Walsall.

Our efforts so far have helped to upgrade evening and Sunday services, provide new through routes and refurbish many stations. Our strength is in the number of our members.

SLUG is administered by a committee who meet with representatives of the railway industry and local authorities bi-monthly.  The current committee consists of the following members.
William Whiting
Chairman and Media Publicity Officer
Gary Adams
Treasurer and Membership Secretary
Don BartonLiaison Officer
Andrew CopeSupport Officer
Roger DavisWebmaster and Newsletter Editor
Keith FlindersResearcher
Richard GupwellSupport Officer
Alex WrightSupport Officer
Membership of SLUG is £5 per annum for postal membership or £3 for on-line membership.  This modest subscription entitles postal members to a quarterly printed newsletter and on-line members to a newsletter and supplement via email.  It also enables you to attend our AGM and forums, where you can meet the people who fashion the passenger transport systems of the West Midlands County and Worcestershire.  With environmental pressures and collective responsibilities, this is an exciting time for public transport.  Our line is steadily improving.

Join SLUG and help us create a superlative rail and bus network around it.

You can join us by downloading a membership form from the link below and sending it with a cheque for the appropriate amount to the address shown on the form.  Alternatively, you can pay by on-line bank transfer by emailing email us with your name and address details and specifying whether you wish to join as a postal member or as an on-line member.  We will email you back with our bank details and a reference that you should quote in the reference field when you process your on-line transfer.  You can also use the email link below to contact us on any other matter.

Join Us By Post

The Membership Secretary
Stourbridge Line User Group
46 Sandringham Road
Wordsley
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 5HL
Join Us via On-line Form

Use this option to use on-line bank transfer to join us by completing the on-line form.
Contact Us

Use this option to complete an on-line enquiry form.  We will get back to you as soon as possible with our reply.
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Latest News

6 December 2021

A slightly revised timetable comes into effect on 12 December 2021.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section, while new timetables are posted in the timetables page and on each station's page.

31 October 2021

SLUG issues a statement on the current state of Snow Hill line services and joins three other user groups in sending a strongly worded letter to the West Midlands Rail Executive.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

27 October 2021

The Department for Transport has just announced that the bid by Pre-Metro Operations for funding under the Restore Your Railways Fund to progress the provision of a light rail shuttle service from Stourbridge Junction to Harts Hill to link up with the Midland Metro has been rejected.

7 October 2021

Worcestershire County Council has launched a consultation into proposals to expand the car park at Blakedown station by 87 spaces.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

29 August 2021

West Midlands Railway is reintroducing the Snow Hill line services that were withdrawn on 2 August with effect from 30 August.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

2 August 2021

A new Stourbridge Line User Group Facebook page has been set up to complement this web site by posting any developments or problems as they happen.  The Facebook page may be viewed by clicking on the Facebook icon on this page.

23 May 2021

The Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail has been published by the Government.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.
The Membership Secretary
Stourbridge Line User Group
46 Sandringham Road
Wordsley
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 5HL


Site Last Updated on 9 January 2022
(Timetables)
The Membership Secretary
Stourbridge Line User Group
46 Sandringham Road
Wordsley
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 5HL

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