Network Rail and train operator Northern have officially launched an alliance between the two organisations to help provide passengers across the north of England with a better rail service. The partnership will mean even closer working between the two organisations as part of a joint commitment to plan together to provide a better railway and resolve operational issues which have an impact on...

SC plan

Network Rail have announced the program of work they will carry out to reopen the Settle to Carlisle line in full. It is hoped that this work will be completed by the end of March 2017. Read their article below. £23m landslip repair plan set to reopen Settle-Carlisle railway line in March 2017.     Repairs to a 500,000 tonne landslip Cumbria will see the iconic Settle to Carlisle railway line fully...

Winners at Investors for People

Regional Operator Triumphs Twice At Investors In People Awards Northern, part of the Arriva group, is celebrating global recognition as a leader in people management practice by taking home two top awards at this year’s Investors in People Awards, including Best Overall Investor in People. The ceremony was held at Old Billingsgate Market in London on Wednesday 29 June. The Investors in People...

Mark Gardner, Young Passenger Manager of the Year at CILT NW Awards

Northern Celebrates Double Success, Bringing Home Two Awards As Well As Being A Finalist In Five Categories Winners of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport North West Annual Awards for Education and Excellence were announced on Friday 24 June at the Titanic Hotel in Liverpool. Northern had double success and brought home two awards as well as being a finalist in five categories. The awards...

Sonic Journey

Sound UK and Yorkshire Festival are delighted to present an exciting new commission and collaboration from internationally acclaimed composer Gavin Bryars and poet Blake Morrison in partnership with Northern. Together they have created a new work inspired by, and to be experienced on, the Northern stopping train from Goole to Hull and return. Listeners are invited to download the free track from...

Alex Hynes

Northern launches new business regions to bring railways closer to the communities they serve. New regions based in Leeds, Manchester, Preston and Newcastle.

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Government department looking at Arriva’s acquisition of Northern

Investors in People

Northern, part of the Arriva group, is celebrating industry recognition by reaching the shortlist of the prestigious Investors in People Awards; an example of leading in people management practice globally.

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