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Kings Langley station to become accessible for all

Kings Langley station to become accessible for all

Press releases   •   Apr 04, 2019 14:50 BST

​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

Press releases   •   Apr 03, 2019 16:19 BST

​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?

Press releases   •   Apr 03, 2019 11:26 BST

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

Press releases   •   Apr 02, 2019 09:06 BST

​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

Press releases   •   Apr 01, 2019 07:05 BST

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

Press releases   •   Mar 29, 2019 09:08 GMT

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

Press releases   •   Mar 28, 2019 13:01 GMT

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 praises community rail projects on the Abbey Line

Mayor of Watford praises community rail projects on the Abbey Line

Press releases   •   Mar 22, 2019 13:04 GMT

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

Press releases   •   Mar 22, 2019 10:03 GMT

​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

Press releases   •   Mar 21, 2019 16:51 GMT

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.

The Salvation Army to receive railway staff uniforms

The Salvation Army to receive railway staff uniforms

Press releases   •   Mar 13, 2019 09:11 GMT

London Northwestern Railway and West Midlands Railway staff from across the rail network are donating old uniforms to The Salvation Army. Staff working at stations, on trains and at depots across the local rail network have been getting involved in a project to hand over redundant items of clothing to the charity.

​ 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

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2019 15:30 GMT

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

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2019 15:30 GMT

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

New direct services for North West rail passengers from May

New direct services for North West rail passengers from May

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2019 15:30 GMT

Rail passengers across the North West will benefit from new direct services and quicker journey times from May. London Northwestern Railway is introducing a new timetable from 19 May, with new direct services to more destinations and additional carriages on some London-bound services from Crewe.

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

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2019 15:30 GMT

​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

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

Press releases   •   Mar 12, 2019 15:30 GMT

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

Press releases   •   Mar 07, 2019 07:37 GMT

​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

Press releases   •   Mar 05, 2019 08:42 GMT

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

Press releases   •   Feb 22, 2019 12:29 GMT

​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

Press releases   •   Feb 14, 2019 10:05 GMT

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.