Bloxwich level crossing is to permanently close as Network Rail continues to upgrade the railway between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley.
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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.
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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.
Railway between London Euston and Carlisle fully reopens after successful Christmas and New Year upgrade
The railway between London Euston and Carlisle has fully reopened after a successful programme of upgrades over Christmas and the New Year.
Network Rail engineers are today monitoring the railway across the North West ahead of Storm Eleanor hitting Britain.
Check before you travel this Christmas and New Year as railway investment means changes to West Midlands trains
Train customers in the West Midlands are being urged to plan journeys in advance and allow extra time over the festive period while work takes place to make the railway more reliable.