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Rail passengers urged to check journeys following major disruption at Northampton

Rail passengers urged to check journeys following major disruption at Northampton

Press releases   •   Oct 16, 2020 11:25 BST

Rail passengers are being urged to check their journeys before travelling today (Friday) due to a major overheard power line failure at Northampton.

Leighton Buzzard signalling restored but passengers warned of continuing disruption

Leighton Buzzard signalling restored but passengers warned of continuing disruption

Press releases   •   Oct 07, 2020 15:18 BST

​Passengers travelling on the West Coast main line between London, the Midlands and North West are being advised to check before they travel after an overnight signalling failure. Several miles of the signalling system near Leighton Buzzard was left without power in the early hours of this morning (7 October).

Storm Alex – Advice for rail travellers

Storm Alex – Advice for rail travellers

Press releases   •   Oct 02, 2020 14:55 BST

Rail passengers are being advised to consider very carefully if they need to travel this weekend. Storm Alex is due to arrive from France in the small hours of Saturday morning bringing risks of high winds and flooding.

London Northwestern Railway passengers given sneak peek of brand new electric train fleet for West Coast Main Line

London Northwestern Railway passengers given sneak peek of brand new electric train fleet for West Coast Main Line

Press releases   •   Sep 09, 2020 08:00 BST

Passengers on the West Coast Main Line between Liverpool and London via the West Midlands have been given a sneak peek of the route’s first new commuter trains in almost a decade.

London Northwestern Railway urges passengers to check journey times ahead of timetable increase

London Northwestern Railway urges passengers to check journey times ahead of timetable increase

Press releases   •   Sep 03, 2020 10:30 BST

​Rail passengers on the London Northwestern Railway network are being urged to check their journey times ahead of a new, upgraded timetable coming into effect this weekend.

London Northwestern Railway to increase services from September

London Northwestern Railway to increase services from September

Press releases   •   Aug 24, 2020 09:30 BST

​Thousands of extra seats are being introduced on London Northwestern Railway services from next month as passenger numbers across the rail network continue to rise.

London Northwestern Railway urges passengers to plan journeys ahead of August Bank Holiday engineering work

London Northwestern Railway urges passengers to plan journeys ahead of August Bank Holiday engineering work

Press releases   •   Aug 18, 2020 09:15 BST

London Northwestern Railway is urging passengers to plan their journeys carefully ahead of major engineering work taking place over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

London Northwestern Railway unveils poem to honour "Captain Tom" at his local station

London Northwestern Railway unveils poem to honour "Captain Tom" at his local station

Press releases   •   Aug 17, 2020 11:30 BST

​Rail operator London Northwestern Railway has unveiled a poetry plaque in honour of Captain Tom Moore at the 100-year-old’s local station in Bedfordshire.

Disruption to train services to and from London Euston

Disruption to train services to and from London Euston

Press releases   •   Aug 01, 2020 14:27 BST

Emergency engineering works will take place on Saturday 1 August from 2100 hours until at least 1000 hours Sunday 2 August. Services to and from London Euston will be severely disrupted today as Network Rail engineers repair overhead power cables in the Wembley area. No services will leave Euston after 2100 hours tonight (Saturday). Disruption likely to affect Sunday morning services.

Rail Minister opens new accessible station facilities at Tring

Rail Minister opens new accessible station facilities at Tring

Press releases   •   Jul 31, 2020 11:00 BST

Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris was the guest of honour at a ceremony to mark the completion of £5.8m in accessibility improvements at Tring station.

London Northwestern Railway: Train services to resume on Marston Vale Line

London Northwestern Railway: Train services to resume on Marston Vale Line

Press releases   •   Jul 29, 2020 14:10 BST

​Rail services will resume on the Marston Vale Line between Bedford and Bletchley from next month, operator London Northwestern Railway (LNR) has announced today.

London Northwestern Railway: Train services to resume on Abbey Line

London Northwestern Railway: Train services to resume on Abbey Line

Press releases   •   Jul 29, 2020 14:00 BST

​Rail services will resume on the Abbey Line between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey from next month, operator London Northwestern Railway (LNR) has announced today.

London Northwestern Railway helping disabled passengers travel with confidence

London Northwestern Railway helping disabled passengers travel with confidence

Press releases   •   Jul 28, 2020 09:30 BST

​Passengers with hidden disabilities can travel with confidence on London Northwestern Railway – with the help of a sunflower.

Video: Antiviral fogging machines in action on London Northwestern Railway

Video: Antiviral fogging machines in action on London Northwestern Railway

Press releases   •   Jul 27, 2020 11:00 BST

​A powerful new cleaning tool in the fight against the spread of coronavirus has been unveiled by London Northwestern Railway this week.

London Northwestern Railway taking extra steps to keep all passengers moving safely this summer

London Northwestern Railway taking extra steps to keep all passengers moving safely this summer

Press releases   •   Jul 17, 2020 09:32 BST

London Northwestern Railway is reassuring customers who require assistance when travelling that help is still available on the rail network despite the impact of coronavirus.

Major lift improvement scheme to begin at Tamworth Station

Major lift improvement scheme to begin at Tamworth Station

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2020 09:30 BST

​Passengers using Tamworth station are being advised there will be no lift access at the site from July 20 while essential improvements are carried out.

Watford Junction forecourt improvements under way

Watford Junction forecourt improvements under way

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2020 13:00 BST

A project to enhance the forecourt at the entrance to Watford Junction station is under way.​ The scheme, being run by Watford Borough Council, will include the installation of large freestanding letters spelling out 'WATFORD'.

London Northwestern Railway issues travel advice as leisure industry restrictions ease

London Northwestern Railway issues travel advice as leisure industry restrictions ease

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2020 10:25 BST

​As parts of the hospitality sector reopen this weekend, London Northwestern Railway is reminding passengers that trains are for necessary journeys only.

Thousands of extra seats as West Midlands Trains unveils expanded timetable

Thousands of extra seats as West Midlands Trains unveils expanded timetable

Press releases   •   Jun 29, 2020 12:45 BST

​Rail operator West Midlands Trains is adding thousands of extra seats to its timetable from next week as demand for train travel continues to increase amid the easing of lockdown measures.

West Midlands Trains appoints new engineering director

West Midlands Trains appoints new engineering director

Press releases   •   Jun 22, 2020 09:30 BST

​Rail operator West Midlands Trains has announced that Zena Dent has been appointed its new engineering director to oversee the implementation of two brand new train fleets as well as the maintenance of the existing fleet.