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Northern announces new priority seating cards on International Day of People with Disabilities

Northern is partnering with Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme Limited to make travelling easier for people with visible and non-visible disabilities by launching a new priority seating card. 

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Northern launches charity calendar

Northern has launched the perfect gift for with the launch of a limited edition 2022 calendar to raise money for charity. 

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Northern demonstrates new leaf-busting technologies

The disruption from autumn leaf-fall for Britain’s railways could be a thing of the past – thanks to trials led by Northern and rail industry partners.  

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Northern announces December timetable change

Northern is calling on its customers to plan journeys carefully ahead of timetable changes in December.  

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Northern launches search for Merseyside station adopters

Northern is on the lookout for community custodians to help out at some of its Merseyside stations. 

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Northern pledges to support Armed Forces on Remembrance Day

Northern has committed to offering support to veterans and serving armed forces personnel on Remembrance Day.

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Northern issues travel advice ahead of Cumbrian derby

Northern is calling on Cumbrian football fans to plan their travel carefully ahead of this weekend’s derby between Barrow and Carlisle United.

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Northern calls for goodwill to all this festive season ahead of Christmas Markets

The Manchester Christmas Markets open this weekend, and Northern is asking everyone to show goodwill to all this festive season.    

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Northern prepares for Remembrance Day

Remembrance events are to held across the network on Thursday 11 November – and on Sunday – with customers and colleagues from the rail industry joining Northern staff in remembering those who gave their lives. 

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Rail industry calls on customers to ‘play fare’ following ticketless travel operation

Ticketless travel across the North is being met with the message ‘play fare’ by the rail industry.

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Book swap opens at one of Northern’s Cheshire stations

A community group at one of Northern’s stations in Cheshire hopes to help passengers pass the time while waiting for a train or on their journey by creating book exchange.

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New maps highlight Yorkshire’s best waterside walks

Exploring Yorkshire’s beauty spots and topping-up the feel-good factor during the darker autumn and winter months is now even easier thanks to a new initiative by rail operator Northern and Canal & River Trust, the waterway and wellbeing charity that looks after 2,000 miles of canals and rivers in England and Wales.