Remembrance Day: London Northwestern Railway partners with communities to pay respects
Military veterans in Milton Keynes and Northampton were represented at a major national Remembrance ceremony today (Thu 11 Nov) thanks to a partnership with rail operator London Northwestern Railway (LNR).
Under the “Routes of Remembrance” initiative, wreaths on behalf of The Veterans Charity were laid at a London memorial after being transported aboard LNR services to Euston.
London Northwestern Railway joins fight against domestic abuse
London Northwestern Railway (LNR) is joining the fight against domestic abuse by teaming up with campaigners to offer victims quick access to information while browsing online.
The operator has added the Online Safe Spaces widget to the bottom of every page on its website in support of the UK SAYS NO MORE campaign.
The link helps victims of domestic and sexual abuse to access specialist supp
London Northwestern Railway invites communities to join Rail Conference
Communities across the London Northwestern Railway (LNR) network can find out more about getting involved at their local station at a special online event next month.
The future of the railways will also be up for discussion when LNR holds its annual Community Rail Conference on Thursday 11 November from 10am to 12.30pm.
The virtual event, being held jointly with West Midlands Railway (WMR),
Passengers given chance to quiz rail company at Milton Keynes Central
Passengers in Milton Keynes will be able to discuss their rail service at a special event at the town’s railway station next week.
Officials from London Northwestern Railway (LNR) will be on hand to answer questions as part of the operator’s ‘Whistle Stop Tour’.
Two sessions will take place on the main concourse at Milton Keynes Central on Tuesday 12 October from 8-10am and 4-6.30pm.
Nuneaton’s historic station clock and footbridge get £4m upgrade
Work is now complete on a major revamp of Nuneaton station’s passenger footbridge to platforms and historic station clock.
Network Rail has invested £4m on the bridge overhaul and also repointing of the brickwork on the station’s 1915-built clock tower.
The bridge work includes a complete repaint and refresh of the interior walkway, new roof, new windows and essential maintenance to the lift
London Northwestern Railway invites passengers to have their say
London Northwestern Railway (LNR) passengers are being invited to have their say on their train service.
With thousands of people returning to the railway as society reopens, passenger numbers are currently at their highest level since the start of the pandemic.
Now, with many schools and workplaces preparing to reopen, LNR wants to hear from passengers with comments or ideas on the service
London Northwestern Railway launches free online business travel hub
With millions of workers returning to offices across the UK, London Northwestern Railway has today launched a brand-new, free online service to help companies simplify booking their train travel.
The new service - Just Business - is aimed at business travellers who need to travel for work. It simplifies the booking process while helping customers find the lowest fares for journeys on any train
Artwork exhibition unveiled at Northampton following college link-up
Dozens of spectacular pieces of artwork have gone on display at London Northwestern Railway's Northampton Station following a link-up with a local college.
The colourful creations have been installed on the footbridge linking platforms at the site after station managers David Flanagan and Daniel Dalmonego resolved to brighten up the concourse as a way of welcoming passengers back to the railway
Signal and track improvements for Trent Valley Line passengers
Rail passengers travelling between Stafford and Rugby are being urged to ‘look before they book’ ahead of a month of weekend railway upgrades.
The major improvements to the Trent Valley Line will see new railway track laid and signalling – the traffic lights of the railway – improved.
Once complete, it will mean smoother, more reliable journeys for passengers who use this busy stretch of the
Changes to rail services due to traincrew availability
London Northwestern Railway is making temporary changes to its timetables from Saturday (24 July).
The train operator says the changes are necessary due to Covid 19 and the ongoing impact of ‘Test and Trace’ notifications causing trains to be cancelled at short notice. The changes affect services between Northampton and London, and on the Abbey and Marston Vale lines.
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Wear a face covering out of respect for others
London Northwestern Railway is asking passengers to keep wearing face coverings from Monday (19 July) as Covid restrictions are eased. The train company is also warning rail users to expect more short-notice cancellations as increasing numbers of staff are getting ‘pinged’ by the Test and Trace app.
West Coast main line flood repairs to impact London Euston trains
No trains in or out of Euston between 2300 hours Friday and 0600 hours Thursday
London Northwestern Railway running special timetable on Sunday
London Northwestern Railway (LNR) passengers travelling to and from London this Sunday (July 11) are being urged to check their journeys as a special timetable will be in operation.
With thousands of football fans expected to head into London for the final of Euro 2020 at Wembley, the timetable is being introduced to ensure LNR runs the longest trains possible on services into Euston. It ha
London Northwestern Railway unveils major scheme to revitalise Hertfordshire railway station building
A major scheme to revitalise a disused station building on the Abbey Line between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey has been unveiled by London Northwestern Railway.
New-look Wolverhampton Station formally opens
The second half of the new-look Wolverhampton Station has formally opened to the public today (Monday 28 June).
New timetable starts next week on Abbey Line due to speed limits
Rail passengers using the Abbey Line between Watford Junction and St Albans are being advised of changes to timetables from next Monday (28 June) because of safety speed restrictions. Network Rail has slowed trains down on the line because of track conditions.
Volunteers' Week: London Northwestern Railway pays tribute as record numbers step forward
Railway chiefs have paid tribute to the community spirit after record numbers of people stepped forward to care for their local stations.
London Northwestern Railway relaunches children's 'treasure trail' on Marston Vale line
Children living along the Marston Vale line between Bedford and Bletchley are being invited to take part in a fun 'treasure trail'-style activity in partnership with London Northwestern Railway.
Memorial bench for Captain Sir Tom Moore unveiled at London Northwestern Railway station
A beautiful memorial bench celebrating the life of Captain Sir Tom Moore has been installed at the inspirational fundraiser's local railway station in Bedfordshire.