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Two women working for Northern have been inspiring the next generation to consider a career in rail and follow in their footsteps

Conductor team manager Louise Whiteley and conductor Bindu Painkal-Bowns visited Green Top Primary School in Doncaster last week to explain how they work to ensure thousands of passengers can travel safely across the North of England on a daily basis.

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Northern employees given specialist training to help victims of ‘unwanted sexual behaviour’ on the railway

Northern has established a network of specially trained staff to help victims of ‘unwanted sexual behaviour’ (USB) on the railway.

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‘Fantastic role model’: Northern employee who created game-changing app after joining as a graduate shortlisted for award

A “fantastic role model”, who created an app which could revolutionise the way train cleaning crews across the country work shortly after he joined Northern as a graduate, has been shortlisted for a prestigious award. 

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More than 80 new CCTV cameras installed at Manchester Victoria as part of £750k scheme

Northern is installing a total of 86 new CCTV cameras at Manchester Victoria station to provide even safer journeys for customers.    

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Youngsters learn about rail safety during first-class museum trip with Northern

A group of 20 young people enjoyed a fun-filled day trip Leeds City Museum, while learning some key rail safety tips thanks to Northern.  

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Students create colourful artwork to welcome visitors to South Yorkshire station station

College students have designed colourful artwork of their hometown at one of Northern’s South Yorkshire stations. 

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From rail to trail: Some of the best cycle routes from Northern stations

Whether you’re looking for a two-wheeled challenge or a chilled-out pedal through some spectacular scenery, there is plenty of cycle routes from Northern’s stations.

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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.  

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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.