London North Western

London North Western: region-north-west

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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 this Easter as railway upgrade continues: Previous upgrade work on the West Coast main line

Check before you travel this Easter as railway upgrade continues

Tuesday 11 Apr 2017
  • £70m investment part of Britain’s Railway Upgrade Plan, including work in Manchester, Watford and between Preston and Carlisle
  • More than 95 percent of the network will be running as normal over Easter
  • There will be changes to some services while Network Rail carries out the work
  • The investment will provide faster and more frequent services to help relieve over-crowding on Britain's railways