Passengers are being advised to check before they travel as overhead power line damage is causing delays to services between Birmingham and Coventry.
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
Manchester Victoria and Salford Central stations reopened to passengers today (Monday 4 April) after a 10-day closure over Easter as part of a £1bn+ railway upgrade.
Network Rail is inviting Coseley residents to an information event to find out more about upcoming railway vegetation work.
Work to transform the second of three platforms at Moorfields station in Liverpool is set to complete tomorrow (Saturday 2 April 2016) in time for the Grand National meeting at Aintree the following weekend.
Passengers reminded about changes to trains between Manchester and Sheffield for Reddish viaduct improvements
Network Rail is reminding passengers that the Hope Valley Line running between Sheffield and Manchester will be closed from Ashburys to Romiley and Marple Wharf Junction to New Mills Central between 2 and 10 April 2016.
Passengers will benefit from a more reliable train service between Birmingham and Wolverhampton thanks to a £5m investment over the Easter weekend.
Network Rail has formed an official construction partnership to build the new Ordsall Chord in Manchester, which will help improve rail travel for commuters across the north of England.
The Bedford – Sandy – Cambridge corridor is today announced as the preferred option for the Central Section of East West Rail.
Passengers are today (29 March) benefiting from a better railway through the Stafford area and can look forward to improved services in future after a new section of track and a key flyover opened to trains at Norton Bridge.
Network Rail today welcomed the Court of Appeal’s decision to dismiss a legal challenge to the process by which permission was granted for a much-needed railway improvement in central Manchester.