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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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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Big breakthrough for Fast Track Worcester campaign as 2 hour service appears on horizon

Robin Walker, MP for Worcester and a Vice Chair of the Cotswold Line Promotion Group, has given a cautious welcome to this morning’s announcement from the Department of Transport and First Great Western that negotiations to extend the Great Western Franchise have reached a conclusion with significant service improvements promised.…

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