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This image shows the celebration at Bridlington station for the new blue plaque

82 years on, new blue plaque unveiled to celebrate Bridlington railway war hero

A tribute to a World War Two railway hero has been unveiled at one of Northern’s East Yorkshire stations.  

Image shows Burneside station sign mock-up

Loud E’s, missing S’ and silent ‘Ands’ – Residents respond to appeal for help with station pronunciation as Northern issues final call for feedback on new on-board announcements

Residents across the North of England have responded to an appeal by Northern to help them correct the mispronunciation of local stations names in on-board announcements.

Northern train at Leeds

Northern goes in to bat for The Ashes this weekend: Extra trains to run fans to Headingley

Train operator, Northern has boosted its services for customers travelling to and from Headingley for The Ashes this weekend. 

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Taking a different track: New panel to help Northern support staff who ‘think differently’

Northern is working with more than 40 of its staff to come up with the best way to support the train operator’s neurodiverse employees. 

This image shows Hartlepool station

Northern ship-shape for Tall Ships this weekend: Extra trains and more carriages to ferry spectators between Darlington and Hartlepool

The train operator, Northern has boosted its services for customers travelling to and from Hartlepool for the Tall Ships Races this weekend.  

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“Senseless crimes that could have been avoided” – Northern encourages customers to download ‘Railway Guardian’ app and report suspicious behaviour without hesitation

Some of the worst crimes that have taken place on Northern services in the past year could have been avoided if people had reported suspicious behaviour, the train operator’s chief operating officer, Tricia Williams, has said.

This image shows a Northern train travelling past Arnside

Our staff’s picks: Northern’s most scenic routes

Staff working for Northern have revealed their favourite train routes.  

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FULL DISCLOSURE: Northern customers can now compare cost, travel time and CO₂ emissions of their journey versus the equivalent trip by road BEFORE they book their ticket

Customers travelling with Northern can now compare the cost, travel time and CO₂ emissions of their journey against the equivalent trip by road.

This image shows new cycle parking at Poyton ready for use

New cycle parking opens at Poynton station

A new secure space for cyclists to leave their bikes is now open one of Northern’s Cheshire stations.  

Fare Dodger Bingo

Fare Dodger BINGO: How many have you heard?

Northern has published a bingo card in tribute to the least original excuses given by fare dodgers on its services ahead of National Bingo Day tomorrow (Tuesday 27 June).

Image shows Marc Silverwood collecting Railway Innovation Award

Top gong for Northern at Railway Innovation Awards

The train operator, Northern has walked away with a top gong at this year’s Railway Innovation Awards for its work to develop a fleet of ‘Intelligent Trains’.

This image shows Kate Towns at Neville Hill depot

“I can bring my full self to work”: Army reservist from North Yorkshire shares her story of developing two successful careers while working for Northern ahead of Armed Forces Day tomorrow

A member of the army reserves, who also works for the train operator Northern, has shared her experiences of developing a successful career in the railway whilst serving in the forces.