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...

RAIL OPERATOR ANNOUNCED AS FINALIST IN THREE CATEGORIES Northern, the UK’s largest rail operator outside London, has been confirmed as a finalist in three separate categories in this year’s National Transport Awards. Middlesbrough conductor Graham Palmer, who regularly recites his own poetry to his customers across the North East, has been named a finalist in the Frontline Employee of the Year...

NEW PIANO INSTALLED BY NORTHERN FOLLOWING VANDALISM Northern, the UK’s second largest rail operator, has today installed a new piano at Leeds station following vandalism of the original one. The piano was kindly donated by Besbrode Pianos of Holbeck, who had seen Northern’s appeal for a replacement one on social media. The piano is in place in front of the various food outlets, providing...

RAIL OPERATOR LOOKING TO APPOINT CUSTOMER TO ITS INNOVATION BOARD Northern, the UK’s second largest rail operator, is asking for a passionate customer to volunteer to be on its Innovation Board. In order to ensure Northern helps its regions to be great places to live and work, the Innovation Board has been set up to change and improve how Northern operates. A customer advocate would be placed on...

MULTI-MILLION POUND AD CAMPAIGN FEATURES YORKSHIRE CONDUCTOR Northern, the UK’s largest train operator outside London, has launched its biggest ever advertising campaign, and with it one of its employees into the limelight. Adrian Rushworth, a conductor from Bradford features at the end of the 30 second television advert, as the face of Northern, welcoming customers to Blackpool North station...

Ride from London to Paris Raises more than £14,000 for Railway Benefit Fund

At Northern we have ambitious plans that will transform our company and help our region to be a great place to live and work.  Innovation - improving and changing what we do and how we do it - underpins this transformation. A new Innovation Board has been set up to lead this and we are passionate about ensuring  that our customers have a voice on this.  One way we will deliver this is by recruiting a...

Over £1million worth of improvements have been completed at Harrogate station and are being enjoyed by over customers using the busy North Yorkshire station who make over 30,000 journeys every week. Northern, which manages the commuter hub, has unveiled new and improved facilities after considered feedback from employees, customers and local businesses. The first phase of the improvement scheme was...

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