People living next to the railway are being urged to secure their outdoor belongings as strong winds are forecast in the North of England tomorrow (Wednesday 17 January).
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LNW runs from London Euston in the south, through the West Midlands, the north west of England and Cumbria before joining with Scotland at Gretna. It is home to the West Coast main line, the busiest mixed use railway in Europe and the main long distance route between England Scotland. LNW supports the major British cities outside of London – including Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool, as well as several smaller cities such as Wolverhampton, Stoke, Coventry and Carlisle. Train operators on the route include Virgin Trains, London Midland, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Southern (GTR), Merseyrail, Northern, First TransPennine Express, London Overground, Arriva Trains Wales and Chiltern Railways.
Latest news for this region
The views of residents, businesses and passengers are being sought over the next four weeks on plans to continue the transformation of east-west rail services between Oxford, Bicester and Bedford and Milton Keynes and Aylesbury.
The railway between Whitehaven and Workington on the Cumbrian coast line has reopened after repairs to a sink hole were completed.
Bloxwich level crossing is to permanently close as Network Rail continues to upgrade the railway between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley.
Local people are being invited to find out more about a proposed new railway sleeper factory in Bescot.
Liverpool Lime Street station is expected to reopen from tomorrow morning (Monday 8 January) following emergency repair work.
Liverpool Lime Street station will be closed today and tomorrow (Sunday 7 and Monday 8 January) while emergency repair work is carried out to a structure that carries overhead wires over all four lines.
A sink hole on the railway is disrupting train services between Whitehaven and Workington on the Cumbrian coast.
The railway between Preston and Blackpool has been connected to the West Coast main line by overhead electric wires for the first time in its history.
Householders living next to the railway were today urged to secure their outdoor belongings after two trampolines were blown on to tracks by Storm Eleanor overnight.