On Saturday 8 April Northern customers will be able to use their tickets on Arriva Bus services across the north of England for journeys they would otherwise have made by train.  This move will help keep customers on the move during industrial action.

Northern expects to run around 35% of its normal services on Saturday.  Using Arriva Bus services, including Yorkshire Tiger, Northern’s customers can use buses in much of the North East, Yorkshire, Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire and Greater Manchester.

Northern has also announced there will be more than 300 additional rail replacement buses to provide travel options for customers who do not have rail services in their area during industrial action.

All of Northern’s services – train and rail replacement buses – are expected to be extremely busy and customers are advised to give themselves extra time to travel and consider whether their journey is necessary.

Please check before you travel, full details of the revised timetables and supporting information for customers can be found here.  For details on Arriva Bus services please check here.

Customers can get the latest travel advice here, or by going to Twitter @northernassist.