News Desk

Latest news from London Northwestern Railway.

Advice for passengers travelling over the Easter weekend

Advice for passengers travelling over the Easter weekend

Monday, 15 April 2019

London Northwestern Railway passengers are being advised to plan ahead if they intend to travel this weekend (from Friday 19 until Monday 22 April). Essential planned improvement work will be taking place at London Euston, Liverpool Lime Street, and on the West Coast Mainline between Rugby and Birmingham International.

RoSPA Gold Award for West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway

RoSPA Gold Award for West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway

Friday, 12 April 2019

A Gold Award for health and safety practices has been presented to West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway. The train operators have been recognised for an ongoing commitment to ensuring that staff, customers and contractors get home safely at the end of every day.

Thousands of volunteers across Britain bring stations and railways into the heart of communities

Thousands of volunteers across Britain bring stations and railways into the heart of communities

Thursday, 11 April 2019

​A report out today (11 April) has revealed that a hidden army of 8,500 ‘community rail’ volunteers give nearly 400,000 hours a year to bring local railway lines and stations back into the heart of their communities – promoting sustainable travel, empowering communities, and benefitting health, wellbeing and social inclusion.

Jess Phillips MP welcomes scheme to improve access at Stechford station

Jess Phillips MP welcomes scheme to improve access at Stechford station

Monday, 8 April 2019

Stechford station in Birmingham is being fitted with new lifts, ramps and a footbridge to make it more accessible for West Midlands Railway passengers. Jess Phillips MP visited the site on Friday 5 April to see the progress on the £3.9m project so far.

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*.