North West Central news
View from the driving seat: the major railway junction closed from tomorrow for £27m overhaul
New footage from the front of a train travelling over Acton Grange junction on the West Coast main line shows how it's 'out with the old and in with the new' when its £27m transformation starts tomorrow (20 July).
‘Stay off the railway’ warning as high voltage cables switched on in Manchester
Members of the public are being warned to stay off the railway as new high voltage equipment goes live on the line between Stalybridge and Manchester Victoria.
Children visit major station upgrade to become railway safety ambassadors
Primary school children have been learning about railway safety during the multi-million pound upgrade of Stechford station in Birmingham.
Just over one week until 16-day closure of major junction on the West Coast main line
Next Saturday (20 July) a major junction on the West Coast main line will close for 16 days for vital engineering work in Warrington, train passengers were warned today.
Landor Street reopens as newly installed beam protects railway bridge from careless drivers
A road in Birmingham has reopened after a six month closure caused by careless drivers who failed to observe height restrictions on a railway bridge.
Famous Flying Scotsman summer tour prompts spectator safety warning
Fans of Flying Scotsman are being urged to enjoy it from a safe distance when it travels from Crewe to Cumbria via Manchester this summer.
Major railway bridge in Manchester city centre to be restored
Passengers, motorists and residents are being informed about work to carefully restore a railway bridge next to Deansgate station in Manchester city centre.
Just over a fortnight until 16-day closure of major junction on the West Coast main line
In just over two weeks a major junction on the West Coast main line will close for 16 days for vital engineering work in Warrington, train passengers were warned today.
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