Two new rail stations at Darlaston and Willenhall with regular passenger rail services to Walsall, Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street.


Significantly faster journey times

Supports growth and regeneration by improving links to employment, leisure and educational opportunities

Addresses the area’s industrial legacy by restoring brownfield land

Increased connectivity to the local and national rail network and key urban centres of Wolverhampton, Walsall and Birmingham.



Development and Delivery Timescale:

Development 2015-2020, delivery 2021-2023.

Authorities Involved:

Transport for West Midlands, Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council, Network Rail, West Midlands Rail Executive and West Midlands Trains