North West Central news
Liverpool Lime Street crowned station of the year at railway ‘Oscars’
Liverpool Lime Street has been named as major station of the year at the 2019 National Rail Awards.
Network Rail signaller hailed a hero for work with Blackpool’s homeless
A Network Rail signaller has been given a special award for his work helping the homeless to mark Blackpool Tower’s 125th anniversary.
Network Rail’s North West & Central region hits important devolution milestone
Network Rail’s North West & Central (NW&C) region today confirmed its three route directors in a move to bring railway decision-making closer to passengers.
Mills Hill station transformation: warning of road closure this weekend
People in Middleton in Greater Manchester are being warned of a road closure this weekend as work continues to make Mills Hill station accessible for everyone.
Passengers warned of Liverpool station closures for major signalling upgrade
- Lime Street and Edge Hill stations will be closed on 2-3 November
- Passengers can still travel to/from central Liverpool on rail replacement buses or Merseyrail network
- 21st century signalling upgrade will mean more reliable journeys for passengers
‘Stay off the railway’ warning as high voltage cables switched on in Wigan
Members of the public are being warned to stay off the railway as new high voltage railway equipment is switched on in Ashton-in-Makerfield.
Find a ‘New Working You’ on the railway at Manchester Piccadilly
People from all backgrounds are being encouraged to think about a career on the railway at a special event at Manchester Piccadilly.
A ‘round of a-paws’ for dog rescue track engineers
Bank holiday railway engineers turned dog rescuers after a wayward pooch found her way on to the tracks on the West Coast main line.
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