Following the publication of its interim report in September, the ORR hasbeen carrying out an investigation into Northern’s provision of passenger information during the disruption following the May 2018 timetable change.

Northern has now refurbished more than 50 per cent of its trains. The news comes as Northern launched its 123rd refurbished train into service.

Northern has introduced the first of its fully refurbished trains to the North East. The train – a Class 158 – features USB sockets, free Wi-Fi, new seating and lighting, and was unveiled at a launch event on Tuesday 5 March.

Northern’s plan to refurbish its fleet of trains is on track following the first completion of upgrade work to a Class 333 train.

Northern scooped nine awards and five highly commended for our stations at the recent Cheshire Best Kept Stations Awards.

Northern is giving customers new ways to save this half term.

RMT has agreed to suspend its strike action and recommence talks about the future role of the conductor. This follows positive discussions between RMT and Northern - brokered by ACAS Chair, Sir Brendan Barber.

Northern and Direct Rail Services (DRS) recently said goodbye to the Class 37 locomotives in Cumbria with a charity farewell service.

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