Train passengers plagued by delays and cancellations on services run by London Midland are to get a £7 million package of benefits.
Repeated staff shortages has led to serious disruption for many weeks in areas including Northampton. Now London Midland season ticket holders will be given five days of free travel passes. The company has cancelled nearly a thousand services since mid-October.
An ongoing shortage of London Midland train drivers has caused 39 more services to be cancelled or disrupted.
London Midland said five shifts are affected today, which means 39 of its 1,300 trains are subject to alteration.
Almost 1000 services have been affected in total since October.
They added that 'new trainee drivers' will be qualified by mid-December.
There are 30 services cancelled today due to driver shortages.Read the full story ›
The MP for Redditch Karen Lumley will today hold talks with the head of London Midland about the driver shortage, which has left hundreds of trains cancelled or delayed.
More than five hundred services have been affected since the start of October.
We've reinstated a number of services that were originally cancelled today - 7 services still affected, details here -> http://t.co/7KeSQz9d
London Midland trains says it has been able to reinstate a number of services which were originally cancelled today. For the latest click here.
Hundreds of cancellations and delays on London Midland trains could result in action from the Department of Transport.
The company has been forced to cancel hundreds of services due to crew shortages. Commons Leader Andrew Lansley warned the firm to improve "in short order" or face the threat of sanctions.
Fifteen London Midland trains will be cancelled or changed today. Check the status of your train here.Read the full story ›
London Midland has had to cancel some of its routes today due to staff shortages. Below is a list of revised routes and cancelled trains:Read the full story ›
There are up to 50 services cancelled today on London Midland Trains because of driver shortages - click here for the latest.Read the full story ›
There are further train cancellations on London Midland because of staff shortages.Read the full story ›