Visitors to Birmingham will be able to enjoy some of the classic images taken by renowned rock photographer, Denis O’Regan, as he brings his ‘Rock Through The Ages’ exhibition showcasing music legends of the 60s, 70s and 80s to Birmingham New Street from Friday 12 until Friday 26 February 2016.
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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 arborists are removing trees beside the train tracks at Rock Ferry on Merseyside in order to keep passengers safe and keep trains moving.
Network Rail has had to spend £250,000 to remove 200 lorry loads of fly-tipped rubbish from the railway in Oxford.
The Settle-Carlisle line was closed to passenger and freight trains today for safety reasons after Network Rail’s ground measurements detected further movement of a railway embankment at Eden Brow.
The Settle-Carlisle railway line has partially reopened following a landslide which shut the line to all trains on Thursday 4 February.
Appleby landslip closes Settle to Carlisle line after aerial monitoring confirms the scale of ground movement
The Settle to Carlisle railway line was shut to all trains last night (4 February) after aerial monitoring confirmed the scale of ground movement in the railway embankment at Appleby.
The West Coast main line fully reopened at Leighton Buzzard at 4am today (5 February) after engineers successfully repaired a bank slip in six days.
After round-the-clock repairs to fix a bank slip near Leighton Buzzard, the railway is due to fully reopen on Friday.
Network Rail is urging passengers across the north west of England to check before they travel as Storm Henry approaches Britain.
Trains between Manchester and Bolton will be travelling at full speed through Farnworth Tunnel this week after engineering work took place over the weekend, paving the way for an electrified railway.