Worcester MP meets with Great Western to push for service improvements

Worcester’s MP Robin Walker met yesterday (24th April) with Great Western Railway Managing Director Mark Hopwood to press for service improvements on the line between Worcester and London Paddington. The line has been beset by reliability issues in recent months, with a number of Worcester commuters contacting Robin to pass…

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Walker welcomes more seats and services for Worcester commuters as nearly £1billion invested in Midlands trains

Worcester MP Robin Walker has welcomed the announcement that almost £1billion is to be invested in train services across the West Midlands, as the region’s rail franchise – previously held by London Midland – was awarded to West Midlands Trains Ltd (a joint venture between Abellio, East Japan Railway Company…

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Walker welcomes another milestone for Worcestershire Parkway – station will help thousands of Worcester people

Robin Walker, MP for Worcester, who has campaigned for many years for a new Worcestershire Parkway rail station, has welcomed news from the County Council that they have been awarded the contract to begin construction to the south east of the city. The new station will mean passengers have much…

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Businesses must speak out now to strengthen case for Fast Track Worcester

Worcester’s MP, Robin Walker, has called on local businesses, councils, the Chamber and the LEP to work together to put forward the strongest possible case for improvements to Worcester’s rail service after an exciting conference held in the Prime Minister’s Witney Constituency showed that further upgrades were achievable and likely.…

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2016 could be a big year for Tourism in Worcester – Walker leads roundtable at Chamber to boost visits & welcomes rising footfall

Robin spent last Friday morning with some of Worcester’s Cultural and tourism organisations at a special round-table hosted by the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce. He convened the meeting to talk about how local organisations can work together to promote the city and how they need a strategy to…

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