The Cross City line between Birmingham New Street, Longbridge, Redditch and Bromsgrove will remain closed until further notice while engineers remove trees and make safe an embankment.
London North Western
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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
As part of the Great North Rail Project, a £725,000 project is underway to improve the reliability of the Liverpool to Manchester railway.
The environment, the economy and the regional road network are to benefit from an £18m investment in the railway in the Peak District.
Kidsgrove railway station in Staffordshire is to be fitted with a brand-new footbridge to make it more accessible for all train passengers.
Sports fans and event visitors heading to London are reminded to avoid Euston station as it closes for three summer weekends
Euston shut 18-19 + 25-27 August + 1-2 September
As part of the Great North Rail Project, Network Rail and Virgin Trains have completed a makeover to the car park at Oxenholme station - the gateway to the Lake District.
Passengers are being reminded of changes to services between Manchester and Preston via Bolton as Network Rail works to complete the upgrade of the railway.
Train services resumed in and out of Liverpool Lime Street today (30 July) following a successful eight-week upgrade of Merseyside’s gateway station.
A video released today by Network Rail gives train passengers a first glimpse of what the newly remodelled Liverpool Lime Street station will look like when it reopens on Monday (30 July).
For the first time in over 50 years passengers could soon travel directly between Oxford and Bedford, and Milton Keynes and Aylesbury, unlocking the region’s housing potential and transforming the lives of residents for generations to come as the East West Rail project moves a step closer today (27 July).