Northern, the UK’s largest train operator outside of London, launched its tenth refurbished train into service this week.

A key passenger stairway at Heaton Chapel station has fully reopened for business after vandalism caused significant damage last year. Liam Sumpter, Regional Director at Northern, Councillor John Taylor and Robert Ellams, Asset Engineer for buildings at Network Rail were joined by the Friends of Heaton Chapel station group and key stakeholders for the opening of a new stairway and to celebrate...

Northern’s has responded to RMT announcing three days of strike action on Saturday 8th, Sunday 9th and Monday 10th July

Northern’s Better Stations programme is taking shape. And work on the first station began today – at Eccleston Park, near Prescot.

  Network Rail need to renew a major bridge between Stalybridge and Manchester Victoria and will be carrying this work out between 8 and 30 July. This work will ensure that services can continue to run safely and efficiently along this route far into the future.

Northern wants to hear your view on proposals to improve its stations. The train operator has launched a survey to find out what customers think of new facilities being trialled at a select number of stations across the north of England. The facilities on show, at Adlington (Lancs), Moston, Ravensthorpe and Cramlington, are on trial as part of Northern’s wider Better Stations programme, which...

Following the ongoing closure of Manchester Victoria station, Northern has announced details of service alterations for Saturday 27 May, Sunday 28 May and Monday 29 May, with a number of services impacted following Monday’s terror attack at Manchester Arena.Manchester Victoria Station is still part of an ongoing police investigation.  The station has also suffered structural damage that still...

Northern has announced details of service alterations for Friday 26 May. A number of Northern services will be impacted due to the ongoing closure of Manchester Victoria station following Monday evening’s terrorist incident at Manchester Arena.

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