Northern has issued further timetable information for customers travelling in the Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Merseyside, Lancashire and Cumbria areas during RMT strike action on Friday 1 and Monday 4 September.Northern expects to run over 900 train services on both strike days between 7am and 7pm, with final services on some routes finishing before 7pm. Trains are expected to be extremely...

Train operator Northern has informed people attending Bingley Music Live on Friday 1 September 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 9:30pm closing time. Northern is operating services between 7am and 7pm on Friday 1 and Monday 4 September with services in some areas finishing before 7pm. Northern’s...

Train operator Northern has informed people planning to attend the Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On concert on Friday 1 September that they should make alternative travel arrangements for their journey home as due to strike action, last trains will depart in the early evening. Northern is operating services between 7am and 7pm on both Friday 1 and Monday 4 September with services in some areas...

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.