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Latest news from London Northwestern Railway.

Rail passengers to benefit from new direct services to more destinations from Staffordshire and Cheshire this May

Rail passengers to benefit from new direct services to more destinations from Staffordshire and Cheshire this May

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

​Rail passengers across North Staffordshire and Cheshire will benefit from quicker journey times and new direct services more destinations from May. London Northwestern Railway is introducing a new timetable from 19 May. Changes being made include the more carriages on some London-bound services from Crewe, quicker journey times and direct services to destinations across the rail network

​ Rail passengers across Coventry and Warwickshire to benefit from new services and faster journey times this May

​ Rail passengers across Coventry and Warwickshire to benefit from new services and faster journey times this May

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Rail passengers across Coventry and Warwickshire will benefit from new services, quicker journey times, more carriages and enhanced timetables from May. West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway are introducing new timetables across their networks from 19 May, bringing improvements for passengers across the region.

​ Rail passengers in the West Midlands to benefit from timetable improvements this May

​ Rail passengers in the West Midlands to benefit from timetable improvements this May

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Passengers across the West Midlands will benefit from extra services, and direct trains to a range of new destinations, when West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway introduce new timetables this May. The train operators are introducing a range of improvements, including new additional services, extra capacity and enhanced timetables across the region

West Coast rail passengers to benefit from more capacity and additional services from May

West Coast rail passengers to benefit from more capacity and additional services from May

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Commuters and leisure travellers between Northampton and London Euston will benefit from a range of improvements this May, with the introduction of the new London Northwestern Railway timetable. The train operator is introducing a range of changes from 19 May, with more peak time services, increased capacity, and earlier and later departures from London Euston throughout the week.

Passengers advised to check before travelling over Easter and early May bank holidays

Passengers advised to check before travelling over Easter and early May bank holidays

Thursday, 7 March 2019

​London Northwestern Railway passengers are being advised to plan ahead if they intend to travel over the upcoming Easter and early May bank holiday weekends. Essential planned improvement work will be taking place at London Euston, and also on the West Coast Mainline between Rugby and Birmingham International.

£3.9 million overhaul of Stechford station to provide step-free access for everyone

£3.9 million overhaul of Stechford station to provide step-free access for everyone

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Work will start later this month to install new lifts, ramps and a footbridge at Stechford station to ensure step-free access across all three platforms for the first time. The £3.9m upgrade to make the station accessible for everyone will be complete for West Midlands Railway passengers by the end of 2019.

£4.5 million overhaul of Tring station starts next month to provide step-free access for everyone

£4.5 million overhaul of Tring station starts next month to provide step-free access for everyone

Friday, 22 February 2019

​Work will start next month to install new lifts, ramps and a footbridge at Tring station to ensure step-free access across all five platforms for the first time. The £4.5m upgrade to make the station accessible for everyone begins on March 4 and will be complete for London Northwestern Railway passengers by the Autumn.

Rail travel discounts for Milton Keynes commuters

Rail travel discounts for Milton Keynes commuters

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Staff at Milton Keynes businesses are being offered savings on travelling to work using London Northwestern Railway, when employers sign up to SmartGo. SmartGo Milton Keynes is a scheme to help encourage commuters to use various forms of public transport, by providing offers with local operators.

Football fans advised to check before they travel this evening

Football fans advised to check before they travel this evening

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

​Passengers travelling to and from Liverpool for tonight’s football match at Everton, are advised to check before they travel as trains may be delayed or cancelled throughout this evening. Overhead line problems near Hartford have been disrupting services between Crewe and Liverpool.

Staff commit to making rail travel more dementia friendly

Staff commit to making rail travel more dementia friendly

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway have committed to making rail travel more accessible for those with dementia. Through a year long partnership with Alzheimer’s Society, the train operators will be taking steps to make stations and trains more dementia friendly. The charity will also be educating frontline staff around best practice in helping those with the condition.