New rail franchise announces split in London Midland replacement

How the London Northwestern trains will look
Abellio, JR East and Mitsui have announced the name of the new rail operation that will replace London Midland’s West Coast services when the current franchise ends in December. London Northwestern is a reverential nod to the London and North Western Railway company – formerly the largest railway in Britain and the predecessor of the current West Coast Main Line. All remaining London Midland services, operating in and around Birmingham, will be rebranded to West Midlands Railway. This brand was announced last year, after bei... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...