A part of Trinity Way, bordering Manchester and Salford, will temporarily close this weekend while a railway bridge is built over the ring road.
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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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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.
Tuner Lane in Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, will close for 16 weeks from 13 May while Network Rail rebuilds the railway bridge.
The railway between London and Scotland via the West Midlands and north west has reopened after a number of upgrade projects over Easter were successfully completed on time.
Alarming new figures from Network Rail and British Transport Police reveal more people than ever are risking their lives on the rail network by trespassing on the tracks in the north west .
- £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
Train services set to change and passengers reminded to check before they travel ahead of work on the Ordsall Chord.
Rail passengers travelling in and out of Manchester Victoria are being reminded some services will change, starting from this Easter, as work continues on the Ordsall Chord.
Residents living near to the railway in the villages of Brandon, Wolston, Church Lawford and Long Lawford are this week invited to attend local drop-in sessions to find out more about upcoming vegetation work in the area.
A railway site in Sandwell has been identified to build a new factory that will supply sleepers to the rail network across Britain for years to come.