London North Western

London North Western: region-north-west

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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

Network Rail and Chiltern Railways open ground-breaking new rail line connecting Oxford city centre and London: Launched: Chiltern’s Oxford to Marylebone service – December 2016

Network Rail and Chiltern Railways open ground-breaking new rail line connecting Oxford city centre and London

Monday 12 Dec 2016

• Completion of the central Oxford-Marylebone route is the first new rail link between a major British city and London in more than 100 years
• Service expected to see over 850,000 journeys per year to/from Oxford station.
• Latest segment of Britain’s Railway Upgrade Plan - delivered on time and on budget
• Scheme conceived by Chiltern Railway to provide flexibility and choice for customers - then delivered by its partner Network Rail

First phase of Calder Valley upgrade completed on time and under budget: Rail minister Paul Maynard officially opening the new platform 4 at Rochdale station

First phase of Calder Valley upgrade completed on time and under budget

Friday 9 Dec 2016

Rail minister Paul Maynard joined Network Rail, Rochdale Borough Council and Northern at Rochdale station today (Thursday 8 December) to celebrate the completion of the first phase of upgrades on the Calder Valley line that runs between Manchester Victoria and Leeds via Bradford.

Manchester Piccadilly pulls ahead as station retail sales grow: Manchester Piccadilly Station

Manchester Piccadilly pulls ahead as station retail sales grow

Thursday 24 Nov 2016
  • Network Rail reports further strong retail sales growth for July-September 2016
  • Like-for-like station retail sales have risen for 18th successive quarter
  • Nationally, 31% of station users – over 64 million people - visited a station retailer in the quarter