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News and Comment
We hope that you will find this page informative. It will be updated on a regular basis and will include articles supplied by the train companies and transport authorities with the appropriate links for detail. This is where you will find reports from SLUG officers and information on the Group’s activities including notice of meetings.
The scope of news coverage will be any matter relating to Stourbridge Line stations, trains and performance and also bus links to the line. We will comment on events and developments and offer constructive criticism where appropriate.

DISCLAIMER. The opinions expressed on this page by the Stourbridge Line User Group are not necessarily the views of the authors who have provided the original material from where articles have been sourced. We would respectfully request that no statements are extracted from this website and quoted out of context. For our part, we will acknowledge all known references outside the domain of the membership.
News Archive
An Archive of all other News Items posted on this site since 2009
14 April 2023
Timetable Changes from 21 May 2023
8 May 2023
SLUG Launches Options Document for Reopening the Stourbridge to Brierley Hill Line
20 May 2023
Improved Connecting Services between Worcester and Bristol
16 July 2023
SLUG Newsletter Wins National Award
16 July 2023
SLUG Strongly Opposes Proposals To Close Ticket Offices
26 September 2023
West Midlands Rail Executive Publishes Its Rail Investment Strategy
5 October 2023
Prime Minister "promises" £9.6bn Investment in Midlands Transport Improvements
9 November 2023
Looking Forward to 2050
27 November 2023
December 2023 Timetable Changes
4 January 2024
Christmas Photo Quiz 2023 - Answers
4 January 2024
Footfall Totals for 2022/2023 Published
23 February 2024
Timetable Changes from 2 June 2024
11 March 2024
TfWM’s £6.1bn Investment in Transport
19 March 2024
Chiltern Railways 2030 Vision
21 March 2024
Passenger Rail Usage from October to December 2023
26 April 2024
Labour Party Launches Plan To Fix Britain's Railways
27 April 2024
Stourbridge Line User Group Annual Public Meeting and AGM
Latest News

27 April 2024

The SLUG Annual Public Meeting and AGM will be held on Tuesday 14 May at 7.15 pm at Kidderminster Town (SVR) Station.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

23 February 2024

Major changes will be made to Stourbridge Line and Stourbridge Town timetables from 2 June.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

12 November 2023

Recent photos of activity along the Metro route from Great Bridge to Dudley have been added to the Walsall Line section of the website.

5 October 2023

The Prime Minister has announced additional transport funding for the Midlands using funds previously allocated for HS2 phase 2.  Full details may be read in the News and Comment section.

2 September 2023

The Ticket Office Closures Consultation closed on Friday 1 September 2023.  However, the parliamentary petition remains open until 18 October.  For full details, please click on the link at the top of the home page.

18 July 2023

SLUG has responded to the Ticket Office Closures consultation.  Full details may be read in the Consultations section.

16 July 2023

SLUG strongly opposes the Government's proposals to close all ticket offices in England.  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 May 2024

(Walsall Line)
The Membership Secretary
Stourbridge Line User Group
46 Sandringham Road
Wordsley
Stourbridge
West Midlands
DY8 5HL

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