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Northern advises customers ‘Do Not Travel’ on RMT strike dates next week as skeleton timetable is revealed

Northern has published the timetable for the skeleton service it will operate next Thursday (18 August) and Saturday (20 August) as the latest round of strike action by the RMT union and ‘work to rule’ measures by the TSSA union take place.

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Green fingered Bridlington man nominated for National Rail Award for contribution to local station

A man from Bridlington has been nominated for a national rail industry award for his contribution to the running of Bridlington station.

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New defibrillators coming to stations across South Yorkshire

A total of 36 new defibrillators are set to be installed at Northern’s stations in South Yorkshire.  

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Northern teams-up with Blackpool Transport to offer rail passengers ‘through tickets’ onto seaside resort’s bus and tram network

People heading to Blackpool on trains operated by Northern will now be able to buy one ‘through ticket’ that will also cover their bus and tram journeys in the town.

Richard Isaac - Northern Trains

Bradford man nominated for National Rail Award for community work in East Midlands and Yorkshire

A man from Bradford has been nominated for a national rail industry award for his community work across the East Midlands and Yorkshire.

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Exhibition marks 160 years of Harrogate railway

A special exhibition at one of Northern’s stations has celebrated how the railway transformed the quiet spa of Harrogate 160 years ago into a bustling tourist town. 

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Northern employees being trained to spot vulnerable passengers on the railway AND have the confidence to intervene

Train operator, Northern, has begun the process of training its 7,000-strong workforce in how to spot vulnerable people on the railway – AND have the confidence to intervene.

Vincent O'Brien - Northern Trains

Liverpool man nominated for National Rail Award for coming to the aid of a customer at Southport who had attempted to take their own life

A man from Liverpool has been nominated for a national rail industry award for his life saving response to a customer who had attempted to take their own life at Southport station.

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Water dispensers installed across Northern network

Thirsty customers will soon be able to refill their water bottles across some of Northern’s busiest stations and cut down on plastic waste.  

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Community celebrates new Cross Gates station artwork

Northern and members of the local community celebrated new colourful additions to Cross Gates station on Friday (22 July).  

 Dave Dobson (Exec Director, Clarendon College), Angela Rayner MP, Chris Jackson (Regional Director, Northern) & Mark Angelucci (Rail Officer, TfGM)

Student artwork takes centre stage at refurbished Ashton-under-Lyne station

A photography project by students at Clarendon Sixth Form College has been unveiled at Ashton-under-Lyne station by local MP, Angela Rayner, as part of a makeover by train operator, Northern.

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Schoolchildren get first glimpse of Northumberland line train services

Schoolchildren in Northumberland have been given a glimpse into the future of travel on the county’s railway as they boarded a special train service between Newcastle and Morpeth.