Boris Johnson suggests West Midlands Trains could lose its franchise after service is described as "absolutely woeful"

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said "the bell is tolling for West Midlands Trains" in the House of Commons today (8 January), after West Worcestershire MP Harriett Baldwin called the service "absolutely woeful".

"In recent months the performance of West Midlands rail for my constituents and for constituents across the region has been absolutely woeful.

Harriett Baldwin, MP for West Worcestershire

The Prime Minister told the Commons the Government is looking at the performance of various franchise holders across the rail network.

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