Northern has issued the first of its train timetables for customers travelling in the Yorkshire and North East areas during RMT strike action on Friday 1 and Monday 4 September. Northern expects to run over 900 services on both strike days between 7am and 7pm, with final services on some routes finishing before 7pm. Trains are expected to be extremely busy, journeys may take longer than normal...

Train operator Northern is looking forward to welcoming Manchester Pride visitors at its stations across the city this weekend. Northern staff – wearing Pride colours of course – will be on hand to give travel advice and guidance to customers.  Even the trains will be getting in on the act, with many displaying rainbow badges. Liam Sumpter, Regional Director for Northern, said: “Pride is a...

Emergency repairs to a bridge damaged by a burst water main will impact road and rail travel south of Bolton for several weeks.  A burst water pipe caused a section of Moses Gate bridge to collapse onto the railway below and created a hole in the road above on Thursday 17 August. Major engineering work is needed to make the bridge and highway safe before both the road and railway can be...

Enhance the UK is delighted to announce a new project partnership with Northern (Arriva Rail North) to deliver staff disability awareness training. This partnership entails formal in-classroom training for their new staff including conductors, gateline  and ticket office staff and includes a full day of disability awareness training by instructors with a disability themselves. This gives...

Northern has issued its response to the announcement of further RMT strikes in September.

Northern has a blooming marvellous offer for green fingered customers this week. To celebrate the return of the Southport Flower Show, Northern has teamed up with organisers to offer its customers a 10 per cent discount on admission to the prestigious event.

Northern, the region’s largest train operator, has signed up to the national Living Wage Foundation following a pay increase for almost 200 rail workers.

 Extra rail services have rolled in to Harrogate. Northern, the UK’s largest train operator outside London, has this week started running two new weekday trains to and from Harrogate.