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
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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, West Midlands Trains, London North Western, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Southern (GTR), Merseyrail, Northern, First TransPennine Express, London Overground, Arriva Trains Wales and Chiltern Railways.
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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
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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.
West Coast main line customers reminded to plan ahead to avoid rail upgrade impacts over Easter weekend
Customers are being reminded to check before they travel and plan their journeys ahead of work taking place to maintain and upgrade the railway over the Easter weekend.
Customers reminded to check before they travel before and during Easter as work continues on Great North Rail Project
Passengers are being reminded to check before they travel as the Great North Rail Project continues over Easter.
Network Rail engineers are working to remove 15ft-long icicles which have formed in a railway tunnel between Manchester and Buxton.