Users of Bailey Lane footpath crossing at Grange-over-Sands are being invited to talk about the future of the crossing following a request to Cumbria County Council for it to be permanently closed.
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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
Passengers in Sellafield have got an early Christmas present after a £995,000 new footbridge and improved lighting were unveiled at the station.
Users of a level crossing in rural Cheshire were reminded today (Thursday 23 November) to take care after multiple instances of potentially life-threatening misuse in the past year.
Passenger journeys in and out of Euston will be more reliable following a £4m project to stabilise railway embankments near Watford.
As Black Friday looms large and bigger crowds than ever are predicted in Birmingham, passengers are being advised to carefully plan their travel.
Drone images released today reveal the full size and scale of the most complex railway repair ever undertaken by Network Rail.
One week in and Blackpool’s five-month railway revolution is already delivering for local people.
- Liverpool Lime Street station transformation delivering new and improved journeys
- Historic Wyre Viaduct upgrade improving reliability on the West Coast main line
- New tracks through platforms 13 & 14 at Manchester Piccadilly boosting reliability across the north
- Buses replacing trains on the West Coast main line between Preston and Lancaster from late on 23 to 27 December
A worn-out railway bridge over a canal in Burnley was replaced last weekend (Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 November) by Network Rail engineers as part of the Great North Rail Project.
New campaign encourages public to intervene to help prevent railway suicides