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

London station investment bears fruit as retail sales rise: King's Cross western concourse

London station investment bears fruit as retail sales rise

Tuesday 28 Feb 2017
  • King’s Cross, Paddington and Waterloo stations record strong growth in retail sales between October-December 2016
  • Rise in sales for 19th successive quarter caps great 2016 for station retailers
  • Performance reflects ongoing investment in the retail offer at London stations
Track, train and passenger join together to deliver a better railway: DickFearn1

Track, train and passenger join together to deliver a better railway

Thursday 23 Feb 2017

Network Rail has joined forces with regional train companies Great Western Railway (GWR) and Heathrow Express, to create a new joint supervisory board to drive improvements, in the latest stage of the companies’  commitment to working closer together to improve passenger experience.  

Love is in the air at Paddington: Love Paddington WLF KV

Love is in the air at Paddington

Wednesday 8 Feb 2017

A couple with a special attachment to Paddington Station are helping to launch an event this Friday celebrating the improvement works to one of the world’s best known railway stations.