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‘Just go for it’ - why you should apply to Northern’s apprenticeship scheme

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, Northern is turning the spotlight on those at the start of their careers in the rail industry. 

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£250,000 Northern fund to improve accessibility

  • £250k scheme empowers older and disabled people to help transform railway  
  • Innovative fund will improve access to stations and services across Northern’s network 
  • Bid scheme will empower Northern users to make a difference 
  • Groups can bid for up to £50,000 in funding  
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Northern marks National Apprenticeship Week with search for new railway talent

The future of the railway is in safe hands thanks to Northern’s apprenticeship scheme.

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Northern tests new app to support staff caring for unwell passengers

Northern is trialling a new innovative app that will help customers get speedier care if they become ill on board any of the rail operators’ trains.  

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Northern’s train refurbishment nears completion

  • Final train to be refurbished enters depot for improvements
  • More than 260 trains have been refurbished
  • All refurbished trains have improved seating and lighting
  • Refurbishment part of Northern’s Better Way to Go programme of improvements
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Calder Valley route reopened following heavy snowfall - updated 2.15pm

Northern services have returned to the Calder Valley after customers were earlier asked not to travel due to heavy snowfall overnight.

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Northern continues efforts to make rail network more accessible with mobility scooter scheme

Northern is continuing its efforts to transform the railway in the north by making the network more accessible than ever before. 

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Shelter at Lancashire station gets upgrade

Northern is giving Lancashire customers a ‘Better Way to Go’ with the installation of a new waiting shelter.  

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Northern outlines Barton Line timetable changes

Northern, alongside the rest of the UK rail industry, has introduced amended timetables to continue to help those who need to travel get where they need to be during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Northern customers to benefit from £650,000 car park improvements

As part of Northern’s ongoing work to transform rail travel in the North, customers are now seeing £650,000 worth of improvements at car parks across the network. 

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Northern customers warned as weather-related disruption continues

Northern customers are still being asked to check ahead before travelling as the region continues to feel the impact of flooding.

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Northern tells customers 'do not travel' before 12pm Thursday on much of its north west rail network

Northern is advising customers not to travel on many of its routes in the north west of England due to increasingly poor conditions following torrential rain across the region.