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Northern community groups lead the way at national awards

Community groups from across the Northern network have been lauded for their efforts in making the railway a better place for all.

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New Northern team set to make Manchester stations even safer

Northern is making its network in Greater Manchester safer than ever with the introduction of a specialist team to patrol trains and stations.

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Northern transforms station lighting as it introduces new improvement campaign

Northern has transformed its station lighting thanks to a £7m investment. When completed, nearly 20,000 energy-saving LED bulbs will have been installed across its 480 stations that will significantly cut electricity usage, help the environment and improve security.

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Welcome to Northern’s Twelve Days of Christmas giveaway

Christmas has come early for Northern customers as the train operator launches an advent giveaway.

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Transformation of Northern continues with the introduction of its 100th brand new train

  • 100th brand-new (195133) Northern train introduced
  • Newest train is latest part of Northern's wider work to transform rail travel
  • Operator now just one train away from completion of £500m investment
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Northern's customers asked to prepare for December timetable changes

Northern is calling on its customers to plan journeys carefully ahead of timetable changes later this month. 

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Two Northern stations given £382,000 facelift

Customers travelling from two Northern stations will benefit from more than £350,000 of improvement works.  

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Pacers bid final farewell to Northern network

  • 102 Pacers have now fully retired
  • In more than 35 years, Pacers have travelled over 300million miles in the north
  • Final journey – Kirkby to Manchester Victoria – completed by 142004

Northern has bid a final farewell to its fleet of Pacers after more than three decades’ service.

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Customer advice remains to check before travel following Bradford fire

Northern's customers are still being advised to plan journeys carefully following a large fire near to the railway in Bradford.

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Northern customers urged to check before travelling to and from Sheffield due to ongoing disruption

Disruption is expected on routes through Sheffield station due to the damage caused by a freight train derailing last week. 

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Northern customers told to expect delays and cancellations following Bradford fire

Northern's customers are being advised to plan journeys carefully following a large fire near to the railway in Bradford.

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Customer advice remains to avoid travel to and from Sheffield due to ongoing disruption

Northern customers are still being advised not to travel from Sheffield station after a freight train derailed earlier today  (November 11).