West Midlands Railway invites local business leaders to discuss May timetable improvements

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 special Rail and Business Breakfast in Wolverhampton, on Wednesday 20 March, 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, LEP Executives and Entrepreneurs.

A new rail timetable is being introduced across the West Midlands Railway network from 19 May. 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, MD 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 in Wolverhampton from 0800 – 0930, on Wednesday 20 March.

For more information and to book your place go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rail-and-business-breakfast-for-the-west-midlands-tickets-56029809669