Passengers will be able to travel by train between Bolton and Manchester next week when the line reopens early after a burst water main caused major damage to a bridge.
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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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A shocking video has been released by Network Rail showing children risking their lives at a St Albans level crossing.
The railway between Rugeley Trent Valley and Walsall reopened on time today (29 August) after 16 days of work to upgrade the Chase line.
Passengers are benefiting from a better, more reliable railway after a number of significant upgrades over the bank holiday weekend were successfully completed on time.
Emergency repairs to a bridge damaged by a burst water main will impact road and rail travel south of Bolton for several weeks.
Passengers planning to use Euston station over the August bank holiday reminded to avoid rail travel unless essential
Passengers who use Euston station to travel in and out of London are reminded to avoid rail travel for two days over the August bank holiday - as the station is closed to trains while work takes place to prepare for Britain’s new high speed railway.
Passengers and railway neighbours invited to find out more about upgrades between Blackpool and Preston
Residents living near the railway in Blackpool and passengers who travel between the seaside resort and Preston are being invited to find out more about the next phase of upgrade work.
Improvements to the railway between Rugeley Trent Valley and Walsall are progressing as planned as Network Rail engineers continue work to electrify the Chase line.
A shocking video showing a youngster running across a Worcestershire level crossing and throwing himself under the safety barriers has been released by Network Rail.
Sports fans heading to London are reminded rail services will be busier over the August bank holiday
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