Comedian Sir Ken Dodd will return to Liverpool Lime Street station tonight - as thousands prepare to line the city’s streets tomorrow for his funeral.
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West Coast main line customers reminded to plan ahead to avoid rail upgrade impacts over Easter weekend
Customers are being reminded to check before they travel and plan their journeys ahead of work taking place to maintain and upgrade the railway over the Easter weekend.
Passengers are being reminded to plan their journeys in advance this Easter weekend as Network Rail engineers will be working around-the-clock over the bank holiday to deliver more than £23m of improvements across Scotland’s railway.
Network Rail engineers will work around-the-clock this Easter to deliver more than £2m of investment on the Shotts Line Electrification project.
Network Rail has successfully completed a major project of work to improve the drainage at Potters Bar station to reduce the risk of flooding to the subway.
Network Rail’s biggest ever signalling upgrade will take place this Easter in Bristol which will enable GWR to deliver more frequent services to London, quicker journeys and more seats per train from 2019.
The behind the scenes documentary Paddington 24/7 returns for a second series on Monday 26 March at 9pm on Channel 5, with the effects of the severe weather experienced during Storm Emma and the Beast from the East featuring in the first episode.
- Railway open for ‘business as usual’ as majority of the network is unaffected by upgrade work
- In Bristol, Network Rail is undertaking the biggest ever re-signalling project
- This work will provide faster and more frequent services to help relieve over-crowding on Britain's railways
Passengers in North Wales are benefitting from a newly commissioned, state of the art signalling system between Shotton and Colwyn Bay which came in to use today (Monday 26 March), as part of £50m North Wales railway upgrade project.