Ashton-under-Lyne station will close for 16 days while work takes place to provide passengers with better journeys between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.
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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
Giant icicles edging close to high-voltage overhead power lines led today to train customers being diverted.
Passengers are being urged to plan their journeys and check before they travel as the icy weather continues to grip the north west of England.
St Albans residents are being urged to stay safe near the railway after two people in two weeks narrowly avoided death or serious injury on the same level crossing.
Residents living near the railway between Preston and Blackpool and passengers who travel between the two are invited to find out more about the final phase of upgrade work.
Liverpool Lime Street station customers are benefitting from smart new toilets thanks to a £100,000 overhaul by Network Rail as part of the Great North Rail Project.
Train customers will still be able to travel in and out of Liverpool this summer when the final, major phase of work to upgrade Lime Street station takes place.
Customers urged to check before they travel before and during Easter as work continues on Great North Rail Project
Work to deliver the ambitious multi-billion pound Great North Rail Project is continuing over Easter meaning passengers need to check before they travel.
- Preparing for increased demand in London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester
- Over £5bn on vital operations, maintenance and asset renewal activities in five years to 2024
- All while the new HS2 London-Birmingham railway line is constructed. m railway line is constructed.
A notorious flooding hotspot at Oxenholme station has been removed, thanks to the Great North Rail Project.