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Car-Free Peak District a step closer thanks to Northern

Train operator, Northern, is helping take even more cars off the road across the Peak District this summer as it doubles seat capacity on its services through the Hope Valley.

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Northern to ‘FACT CHECK’ fare-evaders’ top excuse for travelling without a ticket as ‘Quick Buy’ feature rolled out

Northern has armed its conductors and revenue protection staff with new technology to better defend the train operator against one of the most common excuses given by fare-evaders’ for travelling without a ticket.

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Encore or Onboard? Northern urges festivalgoers not to miss the last trains home from Neighbourhood Weekender in Warrington

Train operator, Northern, is urging festivalgoers attending the Neighbourhood Weekender in Warrington to check their last trains home.

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New rail timetable from THIS SUNDAY

Train operator, Northern’s new timetable comes into effect this Sunday (15 May).

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All Aboard the Visitor Economy Express! Northern throws weight behind Newcastle Gateshead Initiative activity

Train operator, Northern, is set to partner with Newcastle Gateshead Initiative (NGI) on a range of activity identified as crucial to the visitor economy.

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New mural celebrates ‘Gentleman Jack’ Anne Lister at Halifax station as part of transformation project

Calderdale College students recently transformed Halifax station in celebration of Halifax icon Anne Lister’s 231st Birthday Festival.

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New pup-friendly provisions rolled out across more than 130 Northern stations

To make travelling with pooches easier, Northern is rolling out pup-friendly provisions for its customers.  

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Windermere station event celebrates 175 years of railway

Northern and the railway community has marked 175 years since opening of the Furness and Lakes Line Railway at a special event at Windermere station today.

First day of Northern CAF units 195117 at Arnside 010719 - credit Tony Miles

Northern asks customers to plan ahead for May bank holiday travel

Northern is advising customers travelling this May bank holiday weekend to check before they travel and be flexible with their journeys. 

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Northern clamps down on so-called ‘Doncaster Dodgers’

Train operator, Northern, has completed a month-long ‘period of action’ tackling fare evasion on services between Doncaster and Leeds.

First day of Northern CAF units 195117 at Arnside 010719 - credit Tony Miles

Northern ready for timetable change next month

Train operator, Northern, will introduce its new timetable this time next month.  

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Cumbrian station given resurfacing revamp by Northern

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