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Working together with customers and communities, Northern is committed to transforming train travel in the North.

Whilst you've been away, we've been working on a series of new projects and upgrades right across our network.

We’re excited for you to experience these changes, large and small, firsthand when you return to travelling with Northern. But for now you can find a snapshot of these below. 

Be sure to keep checking back for more!


Station improvements:

£2.5m renovation of 40+ stations

Making sure our stations look their best for your return to rail travel.

More accessible stations

Welcoming mobility scooters at 100+ stations to improve the journeys of all our customers.

New LED lighting

We have added new LED lighting at 388 stations, just in time for the winter months and the darker nights.

Amazon lockers

We now have 157 Amazon lockers at Northern stations. A convenient way to collect your parcels on your commute.

Extra CCTV

We have installed and upgraded CCTV at many of our stations for extra peace of mind.


On-board improvements:

Travel in style

Our new look fleet is made up of 100 new state-of-the-art trains and another 240 fully-refurbished.

Extra-comfy seats

Sit back, take in the views and enjoy a more comfortable journey.

Extra clean carriages

Our 600-strong cleaning team are working round the clock. Thanks team.

You’ve got the power

Make use of the charging points at every seat on all new Northern trains.

Keep it streaming

Stay connected with free WiFi on our new trains. Browse until your heart's content.

Putting your safety first

We've invested in new on-board CCTV to give you added peace of mind.

Know on the go

We're trialling technology on selected routes to bring you real-time journey information.


Some key projects finished recently:

...and many, many more!


Keen to get more involved?