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Latest news from London Northwestern Railway.

Kings Langley station to become accessible for all

Kings Langley station to become accessible for all

Thursday, 4 April 2019

​Passengers travelling to and from Kings Langley station will benefit from funding to introduce vital upgrades to provide step free access to all platforms. The station has been chosen to benefit from Department for Transport (DfT) ‘Access for All’ programme funding.

Passenger security roadshow calls at Milton Keynes

Passenger security roadshow calls at Milton Keynes

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

​Commuters at Milton Keynes railway station have been reminded about a range of security measures in place to keep passengers and belongings safe on the railway. Over 400 people passing through the station last week attended special passenger security awareness events, which took place during morning and evening peak times on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 March.

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.