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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
A special school in Oldbury is thrilled to be benefiting from volunteers from Network Rail who have transformed their school grounds.
Residents living near the Wyre railway viaduct between Preston and Lancaster are invited to a drop-in event next week to find out more about upgrade work to the historic structure.
With one week to go, passengers are being reminded to plan their journeys as 19 weeks of work gets underway to help transform the railway between Blackpool and Preston.
Dramatic time-lapse footage emerged today of a 12-week Network Rail scheme to stabilise half a mile of subsiding embankment beneath the Chiltern main line in Buckinghamshire.
Video footage released today shows a lorry smashing into a Cheshire railway bridge - the very thing Network Rail's 'What the truck' campaign aims to combat.
A bridge in Lichfield is the sixth most lorry-bashed in Britain, Network Rail revealed today.
Network Rail today called for lorry drivers across Greater Manchester to know the height of their vehicles to avoid crashing into railway bridges and causing hours of delays to train passengers.
Network Rail today called for lorry drivers across Staffordshire to know the height of their vehicles to avoid crashing into railway bridges and causing hours of delays to train passengers.
Liverpool Lime Street station fully reopened today (23 October) after Network Rail completed a 23-day transformation of Merseyside’s main station, a key part of the Great North Rail Project.