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Northern engineer celebrates 50 years in rail industry

A Northern engineer is celebrating half a century of working in the rail industry.  

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Glaisdale station given makeover by team of volunteers

One of Northern’s popular Esk Valley stations has been given a makeover thanks to a team of volunteers.

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Northern’s new maps let customers virtually explore stations in 3D

New interactive maps are set to be added to Northern’s website, making it easier for customers to navigate through the rail operator's stations – and explore them virtually in 3D. 

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Jobseekers in the North helped back to work with discounted rail travel

Northern is giving discounted fares to jobseekers in the North to help get them back to work.

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Families enjoy day out in South Yorkshire on Northern’s sling express

Mums and babies in South Yorkshire enjoyed a day out on Northern services as part of a scheme to encourage young families to feel comfortable on the railway. 

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Northern encourages customers to look out for each other ahead of World Mental Health Day

Northern is encouraging customers and colleagues to look out for one another ahead of World Mental Health Day.  

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Rail operators call on Grand Final fans to plan ahead

Rugby league fans are being asked to plan travel carefully for this weekend’s Super League Grand Final.

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Virtual reality simulation to play part in more accessible railway

A new “Serious Game” Virtual Reality Simulation is being developed to support disabled people to better access travel on Northern’s services.

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Northern train named ‘Pride of Cumbria’ to mark 175 years of railway

A Northern train has been given the honourary name ‘Pride of Cumbria’ to celebrate 175 years of the railway in the region.  

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Meet the manager at Hexham station

Northern is giving its customers the chance to meet its team at Hexham station.

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New customer information screens installed at Greater Manchester station

New customer information screens installed at a Greater Manchester station are making it easier for Northern customers to find their train.  

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Northern celebrates as staff and stations are recognised with national awards

Northern has scooped three accolades at the prestigious National Rail Awards.