London Northwestern Railway: 'My Mummy is a Train Driver' book launch tackles stereotypes in rail industry
A brand-new children’s book aimed at tackling stereotypes in the rail industry was launched at a London Northwestern Railway (LNR) station today (Thu 24 Nov).
The event at Wolverhampton saw school children and rail industry representatives gather for the launch of ‘My Mummy is a Train Driver’, the latest in a series of children’s books promoting diversity and inclusion.
LNR and sister compan
London Northwestern Railway teams up with White Ribbon to put an end to violence against women
London Northwestern Railway (LNR) has teamed up with White Ribbon – the UK’s leading charity engaging men and boys to end violence against women and girls – and Network Rail to encourage everyone to make the White Ribbon Promise to never use, excuse or remain silent about men’s violence against women.
On 25 November, there will be events taking place across the national rail network in support
London Northwestern Railway warns passengers not to travel on Saturday due to strike action
London Northwestern Railway (LNR) is advising passengers not to attempt to travel this Saturday due to planned industrial action.
There will be no service on any LNR route on Saturday 26 November due to action by members of train drivers’ union ASLEF. Passengers needing to travel are advised to make alternative arrangements.
There may also be amendments to late services on the evening of Fri
Remembrance: London Northwestern Railway helps Milton Keynes veterans pay respects
London Northwestern Railway (LNR) partnered with military veterans in Milton Keynes to pay respects at a London ceremony today.
As part of the “Routes of Remembrance” initiative, LNR transported two wreaths to London on behalf of ARC MK – a service which helps people break a cycle of substance addiction. ARC MK were supported by the Veterans Community Network and military legal firm Pury Erskin
London Northwestern Railway: Reduced timetable to remain in place despite strike suspension
London Northwestern Railway passengers are being warned that a reduced timetable will remain in place tomorrow (Saturday) despite the suspension of RMT strike action.
Due to the lateness of the RMT announcement on Friday afternoon, it will not be possible to reinstate the normal London Northwestern Railway timetable and a reduced service will be in operation.
Jonny Wiseman, LNR customer expe
London Northwestern Railway passengers reminded to only travel if necessary ahead of industrial action
Passengers travelling with London Northwestern Railway (LNR) are reminded to only travel if absolutely necessary and plan ahead of industrial action tomorrow (Friday 4 November).
Due to industrial action by members of the TSSA union, a very limited timetable will be in operation on LNR routes and no services will run after 7.30pm.
A similar reduced service will also run on Saturday 5 Novembe
London Northwestern Railway passengers urged to plan ahead of November strike action
London Northwestern Railway (LNR) is urging passengers to plan ahead with strike action set to significantly impact services on four dates over coming days.
On Friday 4 November a very limited timetable will be in operation on LNR routes due to strike action by members of the TSSA trade union. No services will run after 7.30pm.
A similar reduced service will also run on Saturday 5 November,
Passengers urged to plan ahead of major Trent Valley engineering work
Rail passengers are being advised of changes to journeys over nine days in October during major Trent Valley line upgrade work.
Network Rail will replace 1,000 metres of track in Nuneaton and install new signalling equipment in Stafford between Saturday 22 and Sunday 30 October.
It’s part of a £58m investment to improve future journeys on this important stretch of the West Coast main line th
London Northwestern Railway thanks passengers after West Coast main line track upgrade
Major work on the West Coast main line to keep trains running at full speed between Coventry and Birmingham International is now complete.
The railway reopened yesterday(Monday 10 October) after a £1.4m investment to make future journeys between Birmingham and London more reliable for passengers and freight.
During the two-day closure near Berkswell, 650 metres of railway has been replaced t
London Northwestern Railway urges passengers to plan ahead of October industrial action
London Northwestern Railway (LNR) passengers are being urged to plan ahead of three days of industrial action in October.
Members of the ASLEF, RMT and TSSA unions have announced their intention to stage industrial action on Saturday 1 October. ASLEF members will take part in action on Wednesday 5 October and RMT members will take part in action on Saturday 8 October.
As a result, there wil
Over 600 girl guides design sensory garden in Stone thanks to London Northwestern Railway
A new sensory garden supporting mental health, wellbeing and education has been set up by 600 girl guides in Staffordshire thanks to funding from London Northwestern Railway.
Designed during Girlguiding Staffordshire’s International Camp, Unity 2022, the wellbeing and sensory garden can be used as relaxation zone at Kibblestone Campsite, near Stone.
The garden is a haven for people to learn
Community projects get the green light thanks to London Northwestern Railway funding
Railway communities across the region are preparing to get their teeth stuck into a range of new projects thanks to funding from London Northwestern Railway (LNR).
More than a dozen schemes, which include art projects, children’s activities and help for young station adopters will receive a slice of £800,000 in funding from the operator’s “Your Community, Your Fund” pool.
The funding is prov
London Northwestern Railway passengers urged to check journeys ahead of industrial action this week
Passengers travelling with London Northwestern Railway (LNR) are urged to plan ahead and check their journeys ahead of industrial action later this week.
Members of the RMT union are set to stage strike action on Thursday 18 August and Saturday 20 August. An amended timetable will be in place as a result with trains only running between 7.30am and 6.30pm.
An amended timetable will also be i
New coffee shop opens at Northampton station
Passengers at London Northwestern Railway’s Northampton station are enjoying new refreshment options after a new coffee shop opened its doors on the concourse.
SOHO Coffee Co. has opened its first ever PICCOLO coffee shop, offering fresh food and premium coffee for commuters heading off on their journeys.
The store, which opened this week, offers a food menu including breakfast butties, sou
London Northwestern Railway confirms industrial action timetables in August
London Northwestern Railway (LNR) passengers are being urged to check their journeys in advance ahead of planned industrial action later this month.
Services will be heavily impacted on Saturday 13 August, Thursday 18 August and Saturday 20 August due to separate action by members of the ASLEF and RMT unions.
On Saturday 13 August there will no service on any LNR route due to action by memb
Passengers urged to plan ahead as London Northwestern Railway confirms strike timetables
London Northwestern Railway (LNR) is urging passengers to plan their travel in advance ahead of two separate days of strike action next week.
On Wednesday 27 July, a very limited service will be in operation due to strike action by members of the RMT union. Passengers are advised to only travel if essential as trains will only run between 7.30am and 6.30pm on a small number of routes – full det
London Northwestern Railway passengers advised to expect disruption and check journeys on Wednesday 20 July
Passengers travelling with London Northwestern Railway (LNR) are advised to expect disruption across the network on Wednesday 20 July due to damage from extreme heat.
Overhead wires and tracks were damaged as temperatures reached 40°C yesterday (Tuesday).
Due to the extent of the repairs required, passengers are urged to amend plans if they can and check their journeys before they travel. <
London Northwestern Railway urges passengers not to travel on 19 July
Rail passengers travelling are advised not to travel this afternoon (Tuesday 19 July) on all London Northwestern Railway services due to severe disruption caused by the extreme temperatures.
The Met Office has issued a red warning, with temperatures rising to 40°C – exceeding those on Monday 18 July.
Extreme heat can cause damage to tracks and overhead wires and a number of routes across th
Advice to rail passengers upgraded to 'do not travel'
Rail passengers are advised not to travel today (Tuesday 19 July) on services heading in and out of London from the north as a result of the extreme temperatures.