Solihull Station

Customers reminded of upcoming changes to Solihull station car park

Customers are being reminded of the upcoming handover of Solihull station car park from Chiltern Railways to Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) next week.

The changes will come into effect on Monday 1 July. Monthly and annual passes will no longer be available for purchase and any existing passes will be honoured until they expire.

Customers will no longer be able to pay using RingGo. Free parking at the station will be extended from 20 to 30 minutes. Tariffs will stay the same and the daily and weekly charges will remain in place.

Customers will be able to use the Connect cashless parking app or pay by phone as directed on the new signs in the car park.

Lisa Mack, Area Manager for the West Midlands at Chiltern Railways, said:

“I advise customers to plan ahead of parking at Solihull station from Monday.

“There will be changes to the way that parking tickets are purchased and customers will need to pay at the car park as they will be unable to pay for parking within the station.”

Pete Bond, director of integrated transport services with TfWM, said:

“This is very much a simple change of management – so we want to make this transition as easy as possible for customers. So I would urge regular users to check the new payment details ahead of Monday and make sure they are ready for the handover.”

For additional information, the TfWM customer services team can be contacted here.

Contact Information

Liam Bolland

07967 884343

Notes to editors

  • Chiltern Railways is part of the Arriva group, one of the leading providers of passenger transport in Europe,  employing around 34,400 people and delivering around 1.6 billion passenger journeys across 11 countries. 
  • Chiltern operates commuter/regional rail passenger services from its Central London terminus at London Marylebone along the M40 corridor to destinations in Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire, as well as long-distance services to the West Midlands along two routes. Services on the Chiltern Main Line run from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill, Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford, with some peak-hour services to Stourbridge Junction.
  • Chiltern also runs trains on the London to Aylesbury Line to Aylesbury (with some trains terminating at Aylesbury Vale Parkway instead), on the Princes Risborough to Aylesbury and Oxford to Bicester branch lines.