News

615 items found, showing page 1 of 52

DoE 2

The passing of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

All at Northern send condolences to the Royal Family following the sad announcement of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.

Dalton CCTV 2-2

Northern installs new CCTV at Cumbrian station

Northern has installed new CCTV cameras at one of its Cumbrian stations to provide even safer journeys for customers.   

Northern Rail logo

Northern statement on Class 195 and 331 fault

Northern has issued the following statement after a fault was identified on the new fleet of trains built by CAF

Newton for Hyde Car Park (7)

Car park at Greater Manchester station gets resurfacing revamp

One of Northern’s Greater Manchester stations has been transformed thanks to an overhaul of its car park.  

Autism line launch 1

Northern announces new autism friendly stations on World Autism Awareness Day

Northern is partnering with Specialist Awareness Services to transform three flagship stations into autism friendly hubs.

Paula Bailey

Northern celebrates transgender people working in rail industry on International Transgender Day of Visibility

To celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility, Northern is highlighting the stories of two of its transgender colleagues who work for one of the UK’s biggest train operators.   

Northern New train (2)

Northern customers asked to travel safely this Easter

  • Customers asked to plan travel carefully
  • Routes to Blackpool, Cumbria, Southport and Hope Valley targeted
  • People should minimise travel where possible
  • Additional cleaning in place on Northern’s trains and at stations
Mills Hill

Park and ride boost for Mills Hill station

Work to increase the number of park and ride spaces from approximately 24 unlined spaces to 58 spaces, including three fully accessible and three extra wide spaces, will begin on Monday (29 March).  

Rugby competition

Northern highlights community focus with Super League giveaway

Northern is giving community rugby league clubs the chance to win training equipment as well as a grant to boost their facilities.

158861 refurb 2

Northern completes first phase of train refurbishment

Northern has completed the initial refurbishment of its train fleet as part of the overall transformation programme being undertaken by the train operator.

Body cam 2

Northern enlists body-worn cameras to make the railway even safer

Northern is turning to technology to deliver the safest possible rail network for its customers.

world art day

Budding artists could win free travel in Northern’s World Art Day competition

To celebrate World Art Day Northern is inviting budding artists to draw, paint, collage or sculpt what Northern (or trains) means to them – and the best entries will get free travel to anywhere on the rail operators' network.