Passenger services between Birmingham New Street and Nuneaton are being affected following the derailment of seven wagons of a freight train.
London North Western
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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 and Merseyrail today issued a plea to pedestrians to use Crescent Road level crossing in Birkdale safely after three people narrowly missed being hit by a train.
Train service punctuality is improving for customers in the North, thanks to an ongoing team effort by the rail industry to fix the timetable problems which happened in May this year.
Mid-week train services between Preston, Bolton and Manchester have resumed today (Monday 3 September) after a nine-day closure to allow engineering work to take place along the route.
London Euston station reopened today (Monday 3 September) after the final stage of work to replace North Wembley junction was completed on time.
Residents are invited to an information event to find out more about Network Rail’s closure proposal for Cottonmill Lane level crossing.
- London Euston station shut 1-2 September
- To allow Network Rail to replace North Wembley junction
- Train customers advised to travel on other days
Passengers travelling to or from Liverpool Lime Street this Sunday (2 September) are urged to plan ahead as vital upgrade work will mean rail lines are closed.
Rail workers worked round-the-clock over the August bank holiday weekend delivering essential improvements to provide passengers with a better, more reliable railway.
Passengers are being reminded of changes to services between Manchester and Preston via Bolton as Network Rail works to complete the upgrade of the railway.