Get your train ticket directly from Northern. Our rail network calls at over 500 stations (approximately 20% of all UK stations) covering popular destinations such as Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield, York and many others. Buying your rail ticket directly from Northern means that your journey is made substantially cheaper. 96 million passengers save each year using Northern Normal, Due, Advance, OffPeak and Anytime offers. We have 5,000 employees providing more than 2,500 services every day, making us the largest train operator in the UK.