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Resurfacing work transforms Hyde North station

One of Northern’s Tameside stations has been transformed thanks to resurfacing works. 

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Have you got it covered? Northern asks north west customers

  • Face coverings will be mandatory on trains from Monday 15 June
  • Coverings will help protect customers and staff from further spread of virus
  • Some customers will be exceptions from the restrictions
  • Only essential journeys should be made
  • Essential journeys do not include shopping trips or days out
  • Capacity on Northern's services down by as much as 85 percent due to social distancing
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Northern announcement on 100-day review

Since its transfer into public ownership on 1 March, Northern has been undertaking a 100-day review of its business, with a focus on restoring a full and reliable train service, increasing capacity and delivering the many enhancements that our passengers deserve.

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North west passengers told 'day trips are not essential'

Taking a day trip is not essential. That’s the message from rail operator Northern which is calling on all rail travellers in the north west to take extra time to think ‘Is my journey necessary?’.

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Day trips are not essential - Northern's warning to NE customers

Taking a day trip is not essential. That’s the message from rail operator Northern which is calling on all rail travellers in the north east to take extra time to think ‘Is my journey necessary?’.

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DalesRail hits buffers for summer 2020

Northern has announced that the DalesRail service – which operates between Blackpool, Blackburn and Carlisle – will not run this year.

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Rail industry in north issues 'essential travel only' bank holiday plea

The rail industry is calling on people to only make essential train journeys this bank holiday weekend.

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Heritage bench restored to Plumley station

A beloved wooden bench has been restored to Plumley station in the shape of a replica as a nod to the Mid-Cheshire Line’s heritage.  

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Northern to mark third anniversary of Arena bombing at Manchester Victoria station

Northern is preparing to mark three years since the Manchester Arena bombing and  help others do the same during the current coronavirus-related restrictions. 

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Northern to introduce new timetables for essential travel only

Northern is to introduce amended timetables from Monday (18 May) to continue to help key workers and those making essential journeys get where they need to be.

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New mural pays homage to St Helens

A new mural has added a splash of colour to the footbridge at St Helens Central station, bringing a smile to passengers making their way through the Merseyside town.  

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£80k investment transforms Windermere station car park

Northern’s gateway to the Lake District has been revamped thanks to resurfacing work at Windermere station.