Northern is investing £1 billion to transform rail travel in the North and the introduction of ticket gates in a minimum of 8 locations between now and April 2017 forms just a part of this. We have now turned on our new ticket gates at Liverpool Lime Street. To pass through these gates you will need to possess a valid ticket for travel. Tickets can be purchased online, via our mobile app,...

The “Lancashire Challenge” aims to visit every railway station in the county in 24 hours. David Chandler from Morecambe is about to set off on a journey like no other.  On Friday 16 September 2016 he will aim to travel by Northern's trains to every railway station in the county of Lancashire, in under 24 hours. Covering hundreds of miles; the “Lancashire Challenge” is David’s latest fundraiser...

A blank railway sign in Saltaire railway station is to get an artistic makeover thanks to two students. The back of a railway sign on the edge of Saltaire Station facing onto Victoria Road in the World Heritage Site has been unveiled . Bradford School of Art students Massimiliano  Belli and Giada Dambra took their inspiration from the Italianate architecture and planned layout of the World...

Staff at train operator Northern have swapped the tracks for challenges in a bid to boost a North East disability charity’s appeal. The Percy Hedley Foundation was delighted to receive a £500 donation from Northern’s Train Maintenance Depot in Heaton to support the team’s fundraising activities and cash of £1,335 raised through sponsorship for various events. Several members of the team took...

On Monday 3 October timetables on certain routes will change to accommodate the affect of leaf fall on our trains. Please check below to see if your route is affected and to download your new timetable.   4 – Sunderland and Newcastle to Hexham and Carlisle (including additional stops to and from Dunston).   9 – Colne to Preston and Blackpool South.   10 - Liverpool to Wigan and Blackpool North.   11 –...

Northern launches series of customer roadshows in Leeds Northern, part of the Arriva group and the UK’s largest train operator outside London, has launched a customer roadshow with a difference. Customers passing through Leeds station on Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 August were greeted with not one, not two but three different types of seat to relax in while they considered which design they...

Train operating company, Northern, has introduced new cheaper tickets for passengers travelling throughout its network area including the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle and Bentham lines. With effect from Sunday 4 September, an Off-Peak Day Return fare will be launched for trains timed to depart after 0930 Monday to Friday and any time at weekends and Bank Holidays. The new fare prices are 15% lower than...

Northern’s ‘We Are Northern’ campaign promoting great destinations in its northern heartlands rolled into Blackpool this week offering holiday-makers and locals Copacabana-worthy tans hot on the heels of the Olympics.  The campaign aims to highlight the fantastic locations that can be reached by train across Northern’s network and the lasting memories a great day out can create - and this week a...

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