Major work to replace the railway bridge at Orphanage Road in Watford will start in February as essential improvements to provide a better, more reliable railway for passengers on the West Coast Main Line continues.
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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.
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People from Aylesbury to Princes Risborough will have the opportunity to give their views on how railway crossing safety can be improved in their area by attending public consultation events on January 21 and 28.
Members of the public are invited to attend a drop-in-event to find out more about the Tottenham High Road railway bridge reconstruction.
Major work to renew a junction connecting the railway line between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey and the West Coast Main Line will start on 29 November.
The first permanent Big Issue vendor’s pitch inside a railway station will be unveiled by Network Rail and The Big Issue Foundation at Euston station on Friday 19 September. The pitch will support the selected vendor to earn a legitimate income, with the new partnership including activities to help support the charity’s work with the homeless and those at risk of homelessness.
- Work to reconstruct three bridges in Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire is essential to prepare the line for faster, quieter, greener electric trains
- Passengers are reminded to plan ahead and check before they travel on Sunday September 14 and Sunday September 21
Swanbourne residents will have the opportunity to give their views on how railway crossing safety can be improved in their area by attending a public consultation event on Wednesday 13 August.
Road users will be able to use Pytchley Road bridge in Kettering from 1 March after Network Rail engineers announced they are on course to complete the re-build of the structure on 28 February, as planned.
Network Rail is due to begin work to rebuild the A509 Pytchley Road in Kettering on Monday 9 December as part of a £70m investment to cut journey times on the Midland Main Line between London and Sheffield.
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