Landmark coming together sees rail companies launch plan for a changing railway to secure almost £85bn benefit to economy and enable further investment and improvement.

Rail Minister Paul Maynard MP, Northern and Network Rail have officially opened a new £23m train maintenance depot in Blackburn. The facility will be used to maintain up to 30 Northern diesel trains and will be a key part of the modernisation of the railway in the north of England.

Northern has responded to the latest announcement from the RMT regarding strike action on 8 November.

There was a real ‘spring’ in the step of community volunteers at Newton for Hyde last week.

Northern’s partners led the way at this year’s Association of Community Rail Partnerships (ACoRP) National Community Rail Awards.

Northern has renamed one of its trains the Yorkshire Warrior, in honour of the Yorkshire Regiment – also known as Yorkshire Warriors.

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