Meeting for business leaders to discuss train services

By John Corser | Business Events | Published:

West Midlands Railway is inviting local economic and business leaders to find out about new opportunities arising from a range of timetable improvements being introduced in May.

The train operator is hosting a rail and business breakfast in Wolverhampton, on Wednesday, March 20, to outline a range a commercial opportunities arising from changes to train services this spring.

The event is aimed business owners/directors, hr directors, chamber execs, local authority economic development officers, Local Enterprise Partnership xxecutives and entrepreneurs.

The new rail timetable is being introduced across the West Midlands Railway network from May 19.

West Midlands Railway says this will bring a range of benefits to businesses and commuters, including more direct services across the network, additional services with some earlier start times and enhanced off peak timetables throughout the week.

Richard Brooks, customer experience director for West Midlands Railway, said: “The timetable improvements being introduced in May represent the biggest change to local rail travel for a decade. We are committed to bringing our regional railway services closer to the businesses we serve across the West Midlands, so warmly invite those who want to find out more and engage with us on these plans, to attend this special event. We are excited to outline our vision for how we plan to cater for the growing demand for rail travel across the region."

Alasdair Hobbs, managing director of Human Results will be speaking on the flexi working revolution and Richard Brooks, from West Midlands Railway will be presenting on how the train operator is looking to work more closely with the communities and businesses of the West Midlands. There will also be presentations on off-peak business travel offers available.

Registration is essential for the event, which is taking place at The Grand Station from 8am to 9.30am.

For more information and to book a place go to

John Corser

By John Corser
Business Reporter - @JohnCorser_Star

Express & Star Business Editor at head office, Wolverhampton. Welcomes all news of companies and business organisations.


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