Re-introduction of train services to Blackpool North from Monday 16 April The railway between Preston and Blackpool North is set to reopen next Monday (16 April) as the transformation of train travel across the north of England continues. As part of the multi-billion pound Great North Rail Project, the line will reopen following 22 weeks of work to upgrade the tracks, station platforms and...

We are reminding customers to plan their Easter travel carefully ahead of the RMT strike on Thursday.

Northern customers travelling from Kirkstall Forge to Leeds and Bradford are to benefit from two trains an hour from May.

Northern will run almost 1,400 rail services during each day of RMT strike action to keep the north of England on the move next week.

Train services between Preston and Blackpool North will resume on Monday 16 April. Snow, wind and ice from the ‘Beast from the East’ combining with Storm Emma off the Atlantic is one of the main factors that has caused the long-awaited resumption of train services to be pushed back three weeks. An essential engineering train required for delivering the upgrade also needed unplanned maintenance. The...

We have responded to RMT's annoucement that it intends to carry out further strikes on Monday 26 and Thursday 29 March. Richard Allan, our Deputy Managing Director said: "Our modernisation plans are well underway with almost £500m of new trains under construction, 90 refurbished trains in service, £7m spent so far on improving our stations, extra services from May, and more to come by 2020. “We urge RMT...

Our first completed brand new train has left the factory and is on its way for track testing. The Class 195 DMU this week left the CAF facility at Irun in northern Spain, starting a long journey which will end at Velim in the Czech Republic.

We have secured 240 jobs from collapsed Carillion by bringing the exisintg Customer Experience Centre in-house and through securing a new contract with facilities management provider ISS.

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