Northern has issued a response to the latest announcement from RMT regarding proposed strike action. Richard Allan, Northern’s Deputy Managing Director, said: "Northern is modernising local rail with new and refurbished trains, better stations and faster journeys and, while strike action is disruptive, we remain firmly focused on delivering a better service for our customers. "RMT continues to...

Northern swapped the tracks for the runway last week when staff at the rail operator took to the catwalk to launch their new uniform. The uniform, which will be worn by all of Northern’s customer facing employees including conductors, drivers, and station teams, has been designed with a more modern look and feel. The uniform launch is part of an ongoing modernisation programme at Northern that...

Our plans to keep customers on the move are right on track today. By 10am, more than 300 trains had reached their destinations with more than 90 per cent of those on time.

Passengers will be able to travel by train between Bolton and Manchester next week when the line reopens early after a burst water main caused major damage to a bridge. The Moses Gate railway bridge, near Bolton, was badly damaged on 17 August when the burst pipe caused a section of it to collapse onto the railway below and created a hole in the road above. Thanks to a carefully executed repair...

Northern is reminding customers to check before they travel on Friday 1 and Monday 4 September.  Due to RMT strike action, services will only operate between 7am and 7pm, with final services on some routes finishing before 7pm. Northern will run over 900 services, but trains are expected to be extremely busy, journeys may take longer than normal and connections to other services may not be...

Northern has issued further timetable information for customers travelling in the Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Merseyside, Lancashire and Cumbria areas during RMT strike action on Friday 1 and Monday 4 September.Northern expects to run over 900 train services on both strike days between 7am and 7pm, with final services on some routes finishing before 7pm. Trains are expected to be extremely...

Train operator Northern has informed people attending Bingley Music Live on Friday 1 September that they must seek alternative travel options for their journey home as due to strike action, last trains will depart in advance of the event’s 9:30pm closing time. Northern is operating services between 7am and 7pm on Friday 1 and Monday 4 September with services in some areas finishing before 7pm. Northern’s...

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