Northern’s plans to keep the north of England on the move during today’s industrial action are on track. By 3pm more than 770 Northern services had completed their journeys and plans are in place to run a further 540 throughout the rest of the day.

Northern is advising its customers to consider whether their rail journeys on Sunday 9 July are necessary.  Sharon Keith, regional director at Northern, commented: “We want to remind customers that we will operate a very limited service from 0900 to 1700 on Sunday (9 July).  Our coastal routes have been very busy today (Saturday) and there are fewer trains on Sunday.  Therefore, we ask customers to please...

Northern customers seeking to travel across the north of England during the industrial action this weekend will benefit from arrangements put in place with train operators.

In April 2016 Northern, The UK’s largest train operator outside of London, announced it was investing £580 million in 98 new electric and diesel trains. Just over a year later a new Engineering Director and a new Head of New Trains have been recruited to oversee the project, the design of the new trains has been finalised and construction of the 281 carriages is now underway.

We are pleased to announce that we have extended the dates that you can travel with our newspaper offer by one week. The last day to use the tokens was going to be Sunday 9 July. However, due to industrial action taking place on this weekend, you can now travel up until Sunday 16 July. This change applies to customers who have already collected their two newspaper tokens from either a Johnston...

Northern, the UK’s largest train operator outside of London, launched its tenth refurbished train into service this week.

A key passenger stairway at Heaton Chapel station has fully reopened for business after vandalism caused significant damage last year. Liam Sumpter, Regional Director at Northern, Councillor John Taylor and Robert Ellams, Asset Engineer for buildings at Network Rail were joined by the Friends of Heaton Chapel station group and key stakeholders for the opening of a new stairway and to celebrate...

Northern’s has responded to RMT announcing three days of strike action on Saturday 8th, Sunday 9th and Monday 10th July