Network Rail’s community safety managers were in Manchester Piccadilly and Birmingham New Street last week promoting rail safety to customers and passengers passing through the stations.
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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
- Euston shut 18-19 + 25-27 August + 1-2 Sept
- To allow Network Rail to replace North Wembley junction which is old and needs replacing
- Train customers advised to travel on other days
Platforms 1 and 2 in Liverpool Lime Street station are set to close again on Friday (13 July). This will allow Network Rail engineers to complete the final stage of the station’s major eight week transformation.
A team from Network Rail has taken time out from managing and surveying lineside vegetation to support a local community project in Wolverhampton.
Network Rail and officers from British Transport Police were at Carleton level crossing in Poulton-le-Fylde this week talking to pedestrians and drivers about using the crossing the safely.
Residents in Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, are invited to a public event to hear more about plans to close Holts Lane footpath crossing.
Work is taking place along the Cumbrian coast to protect the railway from the seas which constantly batter the line.
Temperatures approaching 50 degrees Celsius are usually reserved for Death Valley in California or certain parts of the Middle East - not the north of England.
Network Rail today warned train customers of forthcoming disruption as it works to complete its Manchester-Bolton-Preston railway upgrade.
Network Rail engineers have completed the first stage of upgrades in an eight week programme to remodel station platforms and upgrade signalling as part of Liverpool Lime Street station’s major transformation.