News Desk

Latest news from London Northwestern Railway.

Compensation for  West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway season ticket holders in 2020

Compensation for West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway season ticket holders in 2020

Friday, 27 December 2019

​Season ticket holders on West Midlands Railway (WMR) and London Northwestern Railway (LNR) services will not have to pay the upcoming national fares rise, the company has confirmed.

Rail passengers advised to check journeys ahead of new London Northwestern Railway timetable

Rail passengers advised to check journeys ahead of new London Northwestern Railway timetable

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

​Rail passengers using the West Coast Main Line are being advised to check before they travel when a new timetable comes into effect this weekend.

West Midlands Trains to run amended timetable this Saturday

West Midlands Trains to run amended timetable this Saturday

Friday, 6 December 2019

​An amended timetable will be in place across the London Northwestern and West Midlands Railway networks on Saturday. Passengers are advised to check before they travel.

West Midlands Trains reaches agreement with RMT union

West Midlands Trains reaches agreement with RMT union

Thursday, 5 December 2019

West Midlands Trains and the RMT have formulated a settlement agreement covering the role of conductors on the new trains. This will now be subject to a workforce referendum. In the mean time, the remaining strikes have been suspended. However the agreement has come too late to withdraw Saturday’s amended timetable . Passengers are being advised to check before they travel on Saturday

Rail strike this weekend – Passengers advised to plan ahead

Rail strike this weekend – Passengers advised to plan ahead

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

With another rail strike currently expected this Saturday, 7 December, train companies are warning passengers to plan ahead. As the run up to Christmas attracts more people onto the network, London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway are concerned that less frequent rail users may not be aware of the industrial action.

New rail timetable to speed up journeys from Liverpool to London

New rail timetable to speed up journeys from Liverpool to London

Monday, 2 December 2019

Passengers travelling from Liverpool to London on London Northwestern Railway can enjoy faster journeys when a new timetable comes into effect this month.

December timetable brings faster journeys from Northampton to London

December timetable brings faster journeys from Northampton to London

Monday, 2 December 2019

​Northampton passengers will benefit from faster afternoon services to London when the new London Northwestern Railway timetable comes into force later this month.

Industrial Action: Travel early advice from London Northwestern Railway

Industrial Action: Travel early advice from London Northwestern Railway

Saturday, 30 November 2019

London Northwestern Railway is advising passengers to travel early due to industrial action by the RMT.

​Extra Compensation for London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway Customers

​Extra Compensation for London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway Customers

Thursday, 28 November 2019

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway will provide additional compensation to its customers following a drop in train performance since May. West Midlands Trains is in discussions on the best form of compensation and the best way to give this to its customers.

Reduced train services due to industrial action

Reduced train services due to industrial action

Thursday, 28 November 2019

West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway are warning of a reduced train service this Saturday, 30 November. Passengers are being reminded to check their journeys due to planned industrial action by members of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT). Travel between Northampton and Euston is expected to be very badly affected.