Direct services start running for the first time in 40 years after the track was upgraded.Read more
BBC Midlands Today
The story of a teenager who suffered serious burns after touching a 25,000-volt overhead power cable's being used in a new campaign to try and cut the number of trespassers on the country's railways.
At the time, the ambulance service said he'd climbed on top of a stationary freight train when he touched the cable by accident and suffered third-degree burns across 57% of his body.
Now, Network Rail's telling his story on social media to show the life-changing impact that the accident had on him and his family.
BBC Live reporter
Rail passengers wanting to travel over the bank holiday weekend face extensive disruption because of engineering works.
On 5 May buses will be replacing trains between Lewisham and Dartford, as signalling is upgraded.
There will also be replacement buses between Sevenoaks, Paddock Wood and Tunbridge Wells because of track maintenance.
Signalling upgrades also mean replacement buses between Lewisham and Orpington on 6 May.
More than 800 metres of rail track have been replaced over Easter in Coventry, National Rail says.
It was renewed between Canley and Tile Hill stations.