Western

Western: region-western

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Network Rail’s Western route includes the Great Western Main Line and its branches, covering the route from London Paddington to Penzance, through Bristol and onto Pilning, up to the boundaries with Wales, Worcester and Basingstoke. The route operates and maintains over 900 miles of track, enabling the running of over 2,000 services a day. Train operators in the route include Great Western Railway, South West Trains, CrossCountry, Chiltern Railways, Heathrow Connect and Heathrow Express.

 

Latest news for this region

Passengers and shoppers invited to attend reindeer meet and greet and retailer giveaway at London Paddington station: Reindeer

Passengers and shoppers invited to attend reindeer meet and greet and retailer giveaway at London Paddington station

Monday 12 Dec 2016
  • Passengers and shoppers invited to attend reindeer meet and greet and retailer giveaway at London Paddington station
  • Network Rail will be investing £103m in improving and upgrading the rail network over the Christmas period
  • Passengers travelling from the west are advised to plan ahead as upgrade work means Paddington will have no overground trains running between December 24 and 29 (inclusive).
Railway upgrade work set to take place in Avonmouth: Avonmouth Level Crossing

Railway upgrade work set to take place in Avonmouth

Friday 25 Nov 2016

Works to upgrade the railway through Avonmouth are set to take place over four weekends in December and January as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan to provide a bigger, better, more reliable railway for passengers.

Railway upgrade plan proposed for line between Exeter and Newton Abbot: Taking samples of the cliffs at Teignmouth

Railway upgrade plan proposed for line between Exeter and Newton Abbot

Tuesday 15 Nov 2016

Following a series of detailed investigations and technical studies, Network Rail will present proposed upgrades to the railway line between Exeter and Newton Abbot to the public on Thursday (17 November), in an effort to ensure long-term protection for the railway and the community.