Network Rail is inviting Carpenders Park and Bushey residents to an information event on forthcoming railway vegetation works.
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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.
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Chorley and Lostock residents invited to find out more about railway electrification between Manchester to Preston
Network Rail is inviting its lineside neighbours and other members of the local community in Chorley and Lostock to drop-in events this week to find out more about the work required to electrify the line between Manchester and Preston via Bolton.
Greater Manchester’s elected leaders have repeated their support for vital improvements to the railway as work on the city’s Ordsall Chord progresses.
Network Rail has confirmed that the footpath level crossing at Cofton will remain closed during 2016 while a safer solution for crossing the railway on this route is found and put in place.
Network Rail will be demolishing the second half of a railway bridge which forms part of Walsall High Street this weekend in one of the most complex moments of the Walsall to Rugeley electrification project which forms a vital part of the national Railway Upgrade Plan to bring passengers a better, more efficient railway.
As temperature are expected to reach -8 degrees Celsius in parts of Cumbria and Lancashire this weekend Network Rail’s orange army is read to deal with frozen points and other weather-related issues across the area.
Work to deliver Network Rail’s £1bn+ investment in the rail network in the north of England will increase in 2016, bringing passengers another step closer to better services and a better railway.
Network Rail today apologised to rush-hour train passengers delayed by a fault with signalling equipment.
Schola Green Lane footpath crossing in Morecambe is to be improved and made safer for local people crossing the railway thanks to a £30,000 investment by Network Rail.
The line between Birmingham and Manchester reopened at 15.36 today (Tuesday 5 January 2015) after passengers journeys were disrupted this morning by a broken down machine on the line.