The main Wigan-Manchester railway lines will be closed to trains on Saturday so that Network Rail can finish off engineering works as part of the Manchester-Preston upgrade.

For Remembrance weekend, which this year commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, Northern is offering free rail travel on any service to armed forces personnel, cadets, veterans and poppy sellers allowing them to travel easily to Remembrance events across the north of England.

Northern has issued a response to the announcement from RMT of seven more Saturdays of strike action.

Northern has launched its 100th refurbished train into service, marking another landmark milestone in Northern’s comprehensive modernisation programme. The Class 170 train features upgraded seats and lighting, offering a brighter and more comfortable journey, it enables Northern’s customers to stay connected with free wifi and at-seat power, as well as sporting new livery and interior paintwork, features...

Northern has unveiled the first two trains in a £500m new fleet that will set new standards for customers using local rail in the north of England.

Rail users in Burnley and Blackburn face a brighter future thanks to a team of dedicated Northern apprentices.

Northern has called on its customers to plan journeys to and from Liverpool carefully this weekend ahead of the third and final visit of The Giants.

Northern will be introducing an additional compensation scheme for those customers who travelled three or more days a week in April, May or June 2018 but who did not have a season ticket. The new scheme was announced earlier today by Transport for the North.