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This image shows Father Christmas spreading festive cheer on a Northern train

All aboard the Santa Express: Festive fun for passengers travelling on the Yorkshire Coast Line

A magical service ran from Hull to Scarborough as Northern and the Yorkshire Coast Community Rail Partnership (YCCRP) transformed a train into a winter wonderland.   

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Hundreds more customer information screens installed across the Northern network as part of £14 million upgrade

Customer information has been improved at even more rail stations across the Northern network with the installation of more than 100 new display screens at 77 stations.  

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The Parent (Ticket) Trap: Eleventh hour parents effectively packing a £100 penalty fare in their own child's lunchbox, says Northern

Northern has appealed to parents across the region not to send their children off to catch the train to school on the promise of sending them a ticket for their journey via text message.

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One for the Christmas party Whatsapp group: Northern shares quick-reference guides to its ‘last trains home’ from stations across its network

People attending Christmas parties across the North of England are being encouraged to share quick-reference guides to ‘last trains home’ with their fellow partygoers.

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Search begins for new leader of historic Neville Hill TrainCare Centre in West Yorkshire

Northern has begun the recruitment process for someone to manage the historic Neville Hill TrainCare Centre in West Yorkshire.

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Northern branches out with new GPS technology to successfully battle autumn leaf fall

New GPS tracking on Northern trains has been used successfully to make autumn conditions even safer by flagging leaf fall hotspots. 

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After a week of ASLEF disruption – Northern’s new timetable takes effect THIS Sunday

Train timetables across the North of England will change on Sunday (10 December) along with the rest of the National Rail network.

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Dangerous attacks on region’s trains DOWN almost 90% as risk of being ‘caught on camera’ far greater, says Northern

The number of dangerous attacks on trains operated by Northern is down almost 90% in the last 12 months, with the number of recorded incidents at just eight.

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Northern TrainCare Centre teams recognised at prestigious awards

Northern has been recognised for its work at two of its fleets across two of the train operator’s TrainCare Centres at a prestigious engineering and maintenance award ceremony. 

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‘Significant impact on customers’ expected as strike by ASLEF next Friday forces Northern to advise people to make alternative arrangements

Northern will be unable to operate any of its 2,500 daily services next Friday (8 December) due to strike action by the train driver union ASLEF.

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A recipe for success: Northern rolls out new chemical-free cleaner to bring ‘Michelin star cleanliness’ to train carriages AND cut down on plastic waste

Northern has rolled out a new cleaning product which will leave its train interiors clean enough to eat from – and cut down on plastic waste. 

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Northern appoints new manager to run Allerton depot in Merseyside

Northern has appointed Garry Bartie as the new TrainCare Centre Manager of its Allerton depot in Merseyside.