London North Western

London North Western: region-north-west

Jon Crampton
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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, West Midlands Trains, London North Western, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Southern (GTR), Merseyrail, Northern, First TransPennine Express, London Overground, Arriva Trains Wales and Chiltern Railways.


Latest news for this region

North West passengers set to benefit from major Christmas investment: Wyre Viaduct

North West passengers set to benefit from major Christmas investment

Thursday 16 Nov 2017
  • 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
New bridge over canal in Burnley: Burnley canal bridge night 2-2

New bridge over canal in Burnley

Wednesday 15 Nov 2017

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.