London Northwestern Railway (LNR) began operating on 10 December 2017. It provides intercity and commuter train services on the Euston, Northampton, Birmingham and Liverpool corridors. The franchise will run up to 2025, with the possibility of a two year extension.
LNR is part of West Midlands Trains. WMT is responsible for 2,400 employees and operates 1,300 train services every day, carrying 200,000 passengers.