Primary school children from Preston have been given a first-hand look at the workings of the railway.

Plan now for this evening’s peak travel. That’s the message from Northern to customers planning to use trains this evening.

Northern is reminding customers to check before they travel by train on Tuesday 3 and Thursday 5 October.  Due to RMT strike action, services will only operate between 7am and 7pm, with final services on some routes finishing before 7pm. Northern will run over 1200 services on each day.  Trains are expected to be extremely busy, journeys may take longer than normal and connections to other...

Train operator Northern has informed people attending Leeds Light Night on Thursday 5 October that they must seek alternative travel options for their journey home as due to strike action, last trains will depart in advance of the event’s 11.00pm closing time. Northern is operating services between 7am and 7pm on Tuesday 3 and Thursday 5 October with services in some areas finishing before 7pm. Northern’s...

Northern has issued further train timetable information for customers travelling in Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire and Merseyside during RMT strike action on Tuesday 3 and Thursday 5 October.The train operator aims to run around 1200 services across the North, 46 per cent of its normal timetable, on both days between 7am and 7pm.Specific travel advice has been issued to customers travelling in...

This week marked the achievement of another milestone in train operator Northern’s modernisation plans as it sent its 30th refurbished train out onto its network.The latest unit to go into service was 150276, which went into service out of Northern’s Newton Heath depot and served customers in and around the Manchester area.Northern, the UK’s largest rail operator outside of London, is working...

Northern has released the first of its train timetables for the Yorkshire and North East areas during planned RMT strike action taking place on Tuesday 3 and Thursday 5 October. The train operator aims to run around 1200 services across the North, 46 per cent of its normal timetable, on both days between 7am and 7pm. Northern expects all services to be extremely busy, especially in the morning...

Northern has issued a response to the latest announcement from RMT regarding proposed strike action. Richard Allan, Northern’s Deputy Managing Director, said: "Northern is modernising local rail with new and refurbished trains, better stations and faster journeys and, while strike action is disruptive, we remain firmly focused on delivering a better service for our customers. "RMT continues to...