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Two new plaques unveiled to celebrate Bridlington railway war heroes

Two new blue plaques paying tribute to World War Two railway heroes have been unveiled at one of Northern’s East Yorkshire stations - after a local historian discovered their story.  

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Man banned from all Northern services for 18 months thanks to body worn camera footage showing 2-year campaign of abuse

A man from Tyne & Wear has been banned from all Northern services across the North of England for 18 months.

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Northern using AI to trial British Sign Language announcements on trains

Northern customers travelling between Manchester and Leeds as well as Leeds to York will be able to see some of the train operator’s announcements in British Sign Language (BSL) thanks to a trial involving AI.  

Richard Isaac with Todmorden Volunteers

Blooming lovely award for Todmorden station volunteers

Volunteers at one of Northern’s West Yorkshire stations have been celebrating success after winning a top accolade from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).

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ONS Labour Market Overview: Northern encourages estimated 80,000 new 'payrolled employees' across the North of England to commute by rail

More then 80,000 new ‘payrolled employees’ across the North of England are eligible for the equivalent of three months free travel to work with Northern.

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“We’re NOT playing cupid” - Northern reassures customers that DUO tickets have no ‘romantic connotations’ ahead of Valentine’s Day tomorrow

Northern has sought to reassure its customers ahead of Valentine’s Day tomorrow that Duo tickets have no ‘romantic connotations’ associated with them.

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New artwork at Filey brings colour to station

New artwork created by students has added a splash of colour to Filey station.  

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New waiting shelters set to be installed across 21 Northern stations thanks to £1.9m investment

A total of 35 new waiting shelters are set to be installed across 21 stations as part of a £1.9m investment by Northern.  

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The revival of the railway station tearoom shows no sign of slowing as seven new coffee shops open at Northern stations

The traditional station tearoom is seeing a boom across Northern stations as seven exciting new venues have opened over the last few months – from artisan coffee shops to a bustling bakery.  

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Northern teams up with Pontefract New College and De Lacy Academy Knottingley to inspire future railway leaders

Northern has teamed up with a high school and college in Wakefield, West Yorkshire to inspire railway leaders of the future.

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Northern Trains is offering skills for life to even more railway apprentices

Northern Trains is seeking more talented people to join its 7,000 strong workforce and gain skills for life through its highly popular apprenticeship scheme. 

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Northern targets road users with hundreds of free train tickets during morning commute

Commuters on one of the busiest routes into Manchester city centre are in with a chance of bagging a pair of free train tickets this morning.