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Mural made by local school children welcomes passengers to revamped station

A new mural now takes pride of place at a newly revamped station welcoming passengers into Castleford.  

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Rail services return to Lakes Line following earlier landslip

Rail services are operating again on the Lakes Line following a minor landslip in the Burneside area earlier this morning.

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Customers advised not to travel following flooding and heavy snow between Manchester and Sheffield

Northern customers are being advised not to travel between Manchester and Sheffield due to flooding on the line at Chinley.

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Northern to introduce amended timetables in response to national lockdown

Northern, alongside the rest of the UK rail industry is to introduce amended timetables from Monday (18 January) to continue to help those who need to travel get where they need to be.

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More than 70 domestic abuse survivors used free Northern service to reach safety

More than 70 survivors of domestic abuse reached safety and shelter by using Northern services last year free of charge.  

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Northern jobs underline operator's value to region's economy

  • More than 40,000 people applied for jobs with Northern in 2020
  • 436 jobs were advertised, with average of 94 applicants per role
  • Focus in 2021 is to introduce more diversity to Northern workforce
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Busy Northern station gets major overhaul

More than £2 million has been spent on a major overhaul to Bolton station, improving the facility for customers, staff and the wider community - all part of the rail operators commitment to transforming its network. 

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10-year-old Jesper scoops prize with vision of colourful Christmas

Northern has crowned its Christmas colouring champion.

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Rail staff are Proud to be Northern

Northern has honoured its staff who have gone the extra mile this year to make a positive impact for customers and communities.

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Northern lends support to Samaritans’ Christmas campaign

Northern has joined the charity Samaritans to remind people they are not alone this festive season.

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Castleford railway station £2.8 million transformation now complete

A project to significantly improve Castleford railway station and provide a more attractive and welcoming gateway to the town has been completed.

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Panel to give Northern customers chance to have their say

Northern is giving its customers the chance to have their say on how the network is run as part of its ongoing transformation and improved customer focus.