Frequently Asked Questions

What will happen to train services on 8, 9 and 10 July?

We will operate more than 40% of our usual number of services. Please note that on Saturday and Monday, services will generally not start before 7am, with services winding and will wind down between 5pm and 7pm. On Sunday, services will generally operate between 9am and 5pm – please check before you travel.
It is a three-day strike, beginning from 00:01hrs on Saturday 8 July to 23:59hrs on Monday 10 July.
Northern is doing everything it can to keep people on the move during the strike action. We will provide a limited number of train services. The services we will provide are based on the availability and location of Northern employees who are trained conductors. Wherever possible, we are also focusing services on our busiest routes into major towns and cities.
We don’t expect services to be impacted on 11 July. We will update you if this is not the case.
We will keep this page updated with the latest travel information for the industrial action. You can also find us on Facebook at You can get real time journey updates to your mobile at or by tweeting @northernassist If you need further assistance when travelling with Northern, please contact our Customer Experience Centre on 0800 200 6060.
All of the services we will run are included in the timetables that you can find at the top of this page. You can also check online train sites such as National Rail Enquiries and Trainline.
Yes. On 8, 9 and 10 July, all the services we will run are reflected in the timetables on this page