News

1165 items found, showing page 2 of 98

Students who produced art for Rotherham Central Station

Students commissioned by Northern unveil artwork celebrating South Yorkshire town

Customers arriving at Rotherham Central Station can enjoy a new art exhibition which celebrates the town and its rich history.

Image shows (left to right) Jean Clayton, Mel Smith, Sarah Morgan and Craig Wright promoting The Railway Children walk

Northern backs community groups efforts to boost claims classic novel was inspired by Greater Manchester setting

It is a debate unlikely ever to be fully resolved: Was the novel The Railway Children inspired by the author’s hometown in south east London, its fictional setting in Yorkshire or, in fact, by Strines station in Stockport, Greater Manchester.

Image shows customer at ticket gateline

“97% of passengers are with us on this issue” says Northern as train operator releases annual fare dodging statistics

Northern says 97% of its passengers are ‘with us’ when it comes to tackling the issue of fare dodgers on its network as it released the annual figures from its Debt Recovery and Prosecutions Unit.

Wombwell Station artwork

Inspiring artwork provides customers with warm welcome at Northern station in South Yorkshire

An impressive piece of art created with the help of the local community is catching the eye of thousands of customers at Wombwell station in South Yorkshire.

Image shows Makaton information panel at Dalston station

Makaton information panels installed at Cumbria stations to help people with disabilities explore the region

Information panels with Makaton symbols that promote walks, trails, cycle routes, nature reserves and heritage attractions have come to six stations in Cumbria.

Image shows Year in Industry students creating'Bug Hotels' - 1

‘Bug hotels’ coming to three railway stations on the Bentham Line to support biodiversity

Northern is set to open ‘bug hotels’ at three stations on the Bentham Line between Leeds and Morecambe as part of a project with local schools to support biodiversity.

Image shows Dez - LoveArtPix

“Railway stations are a great ‘platform’ for my work”, says artist on a mission to inspire region’s neurodivergent residents

An autistic artist from Middleton in Rochdale, Greater Manchester has spoken out about the role that railway stations have played in his mission to inspire the region’s neurodivergent residents.

Image shows a family boarding a Northern train

‘Encore!’: Classical music here to stay at 35 Northern stations following successful trials to deter anti-social behaviour

Classical music is here to stay at 35 stations across Northern’s network after trials found it can be used to deter anti-social behaviour. 

Mytholmroyd Station building

17 years in the making: Volunteers secure £300,000 of government funding to create new community centre at Mytholmroyd Station

A group of volunteers will transform a derelict building at Mytholmroyd Station in West Yorkshire into a community centre that provides studio space for local artists, after they secured almost £300,000 of funding.

Image shows a Northern service at Liverpool Lime Street Station cropped

“Don’t gamble on it” says Northern in ticket warning to people heading to the Grand National at Aintree

Northern has warned racegoers heading to Aintree for the Grand National this week (11 - 13 April 2024) not to gamble on travelling without a ticket.

Image shows David Sparling - Head of IT at Northern-2

Northern appoints former British Library and housing association executive as its new Head of IT

Northern has appointed David Sparling as its new Head of IT.

This image shows the new full colour screens being installed across Northern stations

186 new customer information screens to be installed at stations across the Northern network as part of £13.3 million upgrade

Northern is installing more than 180 new information screens at stations across its network to ensure customers are provided with clear and up-to-date information as part of a £13.3 million investment.