Members of the local community and transport industry gathered at Smethwick Rolfe Street station yesterday (Monday 19 June 2017) for the unveiling of a new mural and exhibition space.
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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
Transport partners unveiled plans today to keep Liverpool open for business while its main railway station undergoes a three-week transformation this autumn.
As work continues to provide a better railway between Manchester and Preston, Bolton passengers are being warned of changes to train services in August.
Preston residents invited to drop-in event to find out more about upgrades to Preston-Blackpool line
Residents in Preston are invited to a drop-in event next week to find out more about work to electrify the line between Preston and Blackpool.
Fans of the famous Flying Scotsman steam locomotive are being urged to keep off the tracks and enjoy a safe day out when the engine tours parts of Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire on the Chiltern main line this week.
Network Rail, Virgin Trains and Transpennine Express are urging passengers to allow extra time for journeys on Monday May 29 following problems with overhead line equipment.
Network Rail is inviting residents in Lancashire to find out more about work taking place on the railway line between Preston and Blackpool.
A part of Trinity Way, bordering Manchester and Salford, will temporarily close this weekend while a railway bridge is built over the ring road.
Normal train services in and out of Manchester have resumed following 19 days of work on the Ordsall Chord.
Train customers are being urged to check before they travel over the bank holiday weekend.