A new £46m train depot is to be built in Wigan as part of the Great North Rail Project.
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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
Check before you travel over May bank holidays as work to upgrade railway from London to Carlisle continues
Customers are being reminded to check before they travel and plan their journeys ahead of both bank holiday weekends in May.
More than 60,000 young people from across the country have so far taken part in a live interactive broadcast to help keep them safe on the railway.
Train customers are being urged to check their train times, station stops and Manchester walking routes ahead of Britain’s biggest train timetable change for decades
Passengers using the busy platforms 13 and 14 at Manchester Piccadilly can look forward to more space as they wait for their train.
- Re-introduction of train services to Blackpool North from Monday 16 April
The railway between Preston and Blackpool North is set to reopen next Monday (16 April) as the transformation of train travel across the north of England continues.
Passengers travelling to or from Liverpool Lime Street this Sunday (8 April) are being urged to plan ahead as vital upgrade work will mean changes to journeys.
Passengers are being reminded Ashton-under-Lyne station will close for 16 days while work takes place to provide better journeys between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.
The railway between London and Scotland via the West Midlands and north west has fully reopened after a number of upgrade and maintenance projects were successfully completed over Easter.
Comedian Sir Ken Dodd will return to Liverpool Lime Street station tonight - as thousands prepare to line the city’s streets tomorrow for his funeral.