The overhead power lines on the railway between Walsall and Rugeley Trent Valley are now live as work continues to introduce electric trains on the route.
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From a coat donation drop-off point, special station announcements and a photography exhibition, Network Rail will be supporting efforts to help tackle homelessness across Greater Manchester this week.
Passengers advised to plan their journeys as Birmingham’s Christmas market signals start of busy festive period
Birmingham’s famous Frankfurt Christmas market opens this week and with record numbers expected to travel in and out of the city by train, passengers are being urged to plan their journeys.
A change to planned Network Rail engineering work means England and Croatia fans will be able to travel by Chiltern Railways on the line between Gerrards Cross and West Ruislip on Sunday 18 November.
Latest figures show a 43% rise in the number of times members of the public have stepped in to prevent a suicide on the railway between London, the West Midlands, North West and Cumbria.
Manchester’s Christmas markets are back for 2018 and passengers are being urged to plan their journeys over the festive season with more people expected to travel in and out of the city by train.
Network Rail has significantly changed its plans for a new sleeper facility in Bescot following feedback from local people.
England fans planning on travelling to Wembley for the match against Croatia later this month are being urged to plan their journeys and check before they travel.
Work has begun on the £1.7 million refurbishment of Longbridge station in Birmingham.