Solihull and Leamington Rail Users Association

March 2023 UPDATE

  • Ongoing industrial action by all railway unions continues to severely affect all services with some days seeing no trains running at all.
  • One rail union, the TSSA has now accepted an offer.
  • The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to be felt on train travel with services and usage still well below pre-pandemic levels.
  • Ticket prices rise again from 5 March, with an average increase of 5.9%.
  • Chiltern’s franchise has ended and has been replaced by a 6-year Direct Award to Chiltern from the Department for Transport.
  • West Midland Railways made changes to a number of services last December; Snow Hill lines were generally unchanged but changes are due from May 2023.
  • Work starts at Warwick railway station to install lifts, at a cost of £6.8 million and will take a year to do.
  • The SALRUA AGM will be on Tuesday 16 May 2023, at Oddfellows Hall, Leamington. Details will be in the next newsletter.

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