More than 1,000 Northern rail services have already ensured people across the north of England have kept on the move during industrial action today (Friday 28 April).

Northern’s plans to keep the north of England on the move during today’s industrial action are on track.

Northern has responded to the conclusion of the latest round of talks with RMT. Richard Allan, deputy managing director of Northern (Arriva Rail North), said: “It is disappointing that RMT was unwilling to move from its current position during our talks yesterday. “Our employees want us to talk about changes we need to make to the on-board role as we modernise our railway. We believe we would...

  Betfred Super League and Northern have come together to announce an exciting partnership that sees the rail operating company become the Official Train Partner for the 2017 season. Playing a vital role in the north of England by connecting hundreds of thousands of people to work, leisure, education and more every week, Northern’s partnership will support Super League fans by providing an...

Richard Allan, deputy managing director of Northern, said: “We are very disappointed that the union has announced strike action for Friday 28 April. More than anything, we are sorry for the disruption it will again cause our customers, but we have robust contingency plans in place to keep our customers on the move where possible. “Everyone has a big role to plan in shaping our modernisation...

Northern (Arriva Rail North) is on track with its plan to operate 850 train services during today’s strike action, Saturday 8 April. Due to the RMT strike action taking place, Northern’s last trains today will be leaving stations from 5pm, with very few trains operating after 7pm.  To help Grand National racegoers, Northern has added six evening departures from Liverpool Lime Street, with the...

Northern have been working in partnership with TransPennine Express and eleven racecourses across the Northern network to offer customers up to £5 off racecourse entry when they arrive by train. Customers travelling by train to the races can obtain money off admissions into the Grandstand & Paddock/Tattersalls enclosure at Aintree, Beverley, Carlisle, Cartmel, Doncaster, Haydock Park, Hexham,...

On Saturday 8 April Northern customers will be able to use their tickets on Arriva Bus services across the north of England for journeys they would otherwise have made by train.  This move will help keep customers on the move during industrial action. Northern expects to run around 35% of its normal services on Saturday.  Using Arriva Bus services, including Yorkshire Tiger, Northern’s customers can use...

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