On a typical morning scene during term time at local schools and colleges when the majority of passengers arriving at Stourbridge Town are students, whereas departing passengers are commuters to Birmingham.
At the end of the working day commuters returning from London and Birmingham await the shuttle service at Stourbridge Junction which will take them down to the town station.
PPM Class 139 Railcars have been in use seven days a week on a branchline of the rail network since 2009 and are estimated to have provided over 4 million passenger journeys.
Lightening up the split ends – an article in the July/August 2015 edition of Rail Professional. John Parry makes the case for a ‘small is beautiful’ periphery to the rail network. CLICK HERE to download and read the article in…
News sheet recording the achievements of PPML and Pre Metro Operations Ltd on the Stourbridge Town branch in 2005-06. Click to view the news sheet.
Slides from presentation by PPM technology licensors JPM Parry & Associates Ltd to Association of Community Rail Partnerships Rolling Stock Conference in Darlington on 22nd September 2006. Click to view the slides as a PDF.