West Midlands Railway Typefaces

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Dear West Midlands Combined Authority,

This is a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Would you please provide the OpenType format files for the typefaces West Midlands Railway use for station signs, posters and their logo or their brand guidelines?

If you do not have this, please either contact the right people to send this to or give me the name of the company which have the above specified. If you believe this is exempt from such release to the public, please specify the exemption on which you rely.

Yours faithfully,
Anthony Harris

Informationofficer, West Midlands Combined Authority

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Tom S left an annotation ()

The font is called "Circular", however the designers may have tweaked it slightly in places if they wished.

It'll be interesting to see the brand guidelines for all TfWM modes, I was just about to make an FOI request, too!

Anthony Harris left an annotation ()

Thanks Tom,
I know what you mean, there are TfWM Brand Guidelines but only for TfWM and not their modes. It would be great even if Abellio makes them. There are some Brand Guidelines for WM Railway but they are older ones.

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Dear Mr Harris

 

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Dear Mr Harris

 

Thank you for your email dated 16^th February.

 

Please find attached our response

 

Kind regards

 

Fazila Nawaz
Governance Coordinator

Direct Dial: 0121 214 7201
Email: [email address]
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