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Network Rail chiefs’ reminder over 9-day Nantwich level crossing closure

Network Rail chiefs’ reminder over 9-day Nantwich level crossing closure

Network Rail chiefs have issued another warning to Nantwich residents and rail passengers over the temporary closure of the busy Newcastle Road level crossing in January.

The closure, according to Network Rail, is to allow a team of engineers to perform “essential renewal work” to the crossing.

December 31, 2018
Person hit by train and killed in Nantwich

Person hit by train and killed in Nantwich

A person has been hit by a train and killed in Nantwich today (November 28).

The incident happened close to the Shrewbridge Road level crossing.

November 28, 2018
Network Rail to close busy Nantwich level crossing for nine days

Network Rail to close busy Nantwich level crossing for nine days

The level crossing on busy Newcastle Road in Nantwich is to close for nine days to allow for repairs.

Network Rail has given advance warning of the closure which will be in place from January 5 to 14.

November 22, 2018
Cheshire East axes Nantwich school bus service despite angry protests

Cheshire East axes Nantwich school bus service despite angry protests

A school bus service taking pupils from Willaston to Malbank in Nantwich is to be axed – despite vociferous protests by parents, teachers and councillors.

Cheshire East Council’s cabinet has upheld a previous decision to bring in a ‘walking route’ instead – which will take Willaston pupils over the London Road level crossing (pictured).

October 19, 2016
Nantwich Signal Box is moved to new home in Crewe

Nantwich Signal Box is moved to new home in Crewe

Nantwich Signal Box has finally been moved and relocated to a new home in Crewe after a 12-month battle to save it.

A team of engineers worked from 1am to 3.30am moving the landmark from next to the Wellington Road level crossings.

January 31, 2016
Woman, 46, hit by train at Willaston level crossing

Woman, 46, hit by train at Willaston level crossing

A Nantwich woman injured in an incident with a train at Willaston level crossing, has suffered multiple fractures.

It’s believed the 46-year-old was struck by a train on the crossing, breaking her arm in several places.

July 25, 2015
London Road in Nantwich to be closed for six days

London Road in Nantwich to be closed for six days

A major road in and out of Nantwich will be closed for six days from May 11.

Scottish Power works mean London Road either side of the level crossing will be closed to all traffic from May 11 to 17.

May 1, 2015
Cheshire East Council raps Scottish Power over Nantwich roadworks disruption

Cheshire East Council raps Scottish Power over Nantwich roadworks disruption

Scottish Power has suspended works on London Road in Nantwich after complaints about traffic control and parked vehicles.

The works began this week as part of a £3.9 million project by SP Energy Networks to upgrade supplies to Nantwich and Stapeley.

January 30, 2015
Level crossing barriers crash causes gridlock in Nantwich

Level crossing barriers crash causes gridlock in Nantwich

A crash which damaged level crossing barriers in Nantwich caused traffic gridlock in the town. Police are investigating the incident which witnesses say was caused by a vehicle driving through as the barriers were coming down at the crossing on Wellington Road.

June 28, 2014
Rail signal failure sparks long delays at Nantwich level crossing

Rail signal failure sparks long delays at Nantwich level crossing

Rail bosses apologised to hundreds of drivers in Nantwich after signal failure left a level crossing out of action for an hour. Network Rail said the failure near Nantwich station caused the problems at the London Road level crossing.

May 13, 2014
Network Rail bids to demolish Nantwich signal box

Network Rail bids to demolish Nantwich signal box

Network Rail is set to demolish Nantwich’s aging railway signal box if plans get given the go ahead. They have submitted plans to Cheshire East Council to knock down the signal box at the level crossing on Wellington Road.

January 30, 2014
Network Rail “sorry” over five-day closure of Nantwich level crossing

Network Rail “sorry” over five-day closure of Nantwich level crossing

Rail chiefs have apologised for causing traffic chaos in and around Nantwich for most of the week. The closure of the London Road A51 level crossing since Monday has caused long delays across the town.

October 18, 2013
Rail chiefs “sorry” for Nantwich level crossing alarm tests

Rail chiefs “sorry” for Nantwich level crossing alarm tests

Rail chiefs have apologised to Nantwich residents for testing out a new, louder level crossing alarm in the middle of the night. Families say they were woken by workmen installing and testing the alarm at the London Road crossing in Nantwich.

September 25, 2013