News Desk

Latest news from London Northwestern Railway.

What’s changing when Euston station is closed over the Easter and early May bank holidays?

What’s changing when Euston station is closed over the Easter and early May bank holidays?

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Euston station will be closed over the next two bank holidays to make passenger flow much smoother through the station. Platform ramps will be widened, retail units will be removed, and staircases will be updated to ensure customers can get between trains and the concourse quickly and safely.

Dragons and heroes to call at Stone station for St George’s Day

Dragons and heroes to call at Stone station for St George’s Day

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

​Dragons, knights, princesses and their families are invited to a special St George’s Day celebration at Stone Railway station. Writer and storyteller, Dave Tong, will be telling mesmerising tales of heroes gone by, with an interactive performance at the station’s community Centre on Tuesday 23 April.

Edible tickets now available for London Northwestern Railway passengers

Edible tickets now available for London Northwestern Railway passengers

Monday, 1 April 2019

London Northwestern Railway passengers can now purchase new environmentally friendly train tickets from their local station. Passengers can opt for edible 'Tasty Tickets' in a variety of flavours, including Salt and Vinegar, Strawberry, Vanilla or Beef and Mustard.

​25% discount on train travel for students

​25% discount on train travel for students

Friday, 29 March 2019

London Northwestern Railway is offering a 25% discount for students travelling to school or college by train. A special term-ticket season ticket is being offered by the train operator to and from selected stations on the London Northwestern Railway network*.

Milton Keynes booking office clerk wins prestigious 'Employee of the Year' award

Milton Keynes booking office clerk wins prestigious 'Employee of the Year' award

Thursday, 28 March 2019

Satish 'Scotty' Kakkad, chief booking office clerk at Milton Keynes station, has seen off competition from railway staff the country to win a prestigious ‘Employee of the Year’ award. Scotty has been based at Milton Keynes for the past 32 years, and has been recognised for his continued passion, enthusiasm and drive to deliver excellent service to passengers.

Mayor of Watford visits community rail project on the Abbey Line

Mayor of Watford praises community rail projects on the Abbey Line

Friday, 22 March 2019

The Mayor of Watford, Peter Taylor, has been praising community rail projects on the Abbey Line. The Mayor made a special visit to Garston station yesterday (21 March), to meet with local station adopters, volunteers and the Abbey Line Community Rail Partnership (CRP), to find out more about the support given to the work of volunteers along the route.

Passengers advised to check before travelling on the West Coast Mainline

Passengers advised to check before travelling on the West Coast Mainline

Friday, 22 March 2019

​London Northwestern Railway passengers are being advised to check their train times today (22 March), following disruption to services between Northampton, Milton Keynes and London Euston. Trains may be delayed or cancelled until around lunchtime, following track problems at Milton Keynes earlier this morning.

Evening rail services to boost region’s night time economy

Evening rail services to boost region’s night time economy

Thursday, 21 March 2019

Workers, sports fans, concert goers, theatre buffs and shoppers will all benefit from later evening services when West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway introduce new timetables this May. More frequent evening services and later last trains are part of a range of service improvements being introduced by the train operators.

The Salvation Army to receive railway staff uniforms

The Salvation Army to receive railway staff uniforms

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway staff from across the rail network are donating old uniforms to The Salvation Army. Staff working at stations, on trains and at depots across the local rail network have been getting involved in a project to hand over redundant items of clothing to the charity.

New direct services for North West rail passengers from May

New direct services for North West rail passengers from May

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Rail passengers across the North West will benefit from new direct services and quicker journey times from May. London Northwestern Railway is introducing a new timetable from 19 May, with new direct services to more destinations and additional carriages on some London-bound services from Crewe.