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Passengers warned of work to repair Cumbrian Coast line left damaged by stormy seas

Northern passengers are being advised to plan ahead of major repairs to the Cumbrian Coast line after its sea wall was battered by 2020's severe storms.

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New measures introduced on Northern network

As Northern continues to respond to the coronavirus outbreaks, a number of new measures have been introduced today (Thursday) to help protect passengers and staff.

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Coronavirus travel information

During this difficult time, we’re committed to supporting all our customers and ensuring that if they do need to make that essential journey, it is as safe as it can possibly be.  

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Northern releases Key Worker timetables

Northern has released details of its Key Worker timetables – designed to keep those people on the move in the north during the current coronavirus pandemic.

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Moorside station back in business

Moorside station is set to partially re-open, just four weeks after a massive fire caused the Northern station to close.

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Temporary timetable remains in place on Cumbrian Coast line

Rail passengers travelling on the Cumbrian Coast line are advised to check before they travel while emergency repairs are made to a damaged underbridge. 

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Northern offers free travel to Flybe staff and customers

Northern is responding to the collapse of UK-based airline Flybe with free travel for stranded staff and customers.

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New MD will lead Northern under public ownership

Northern Trains Limited has today announced that a new Managing Director will be at the helm of the company as it moves into public ownership.

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Northern franchise enters new future

  • Government operator takes over running of services on Northern network today, Sunday 1 March
  • Northern leaders from Manchester, Liverpool, Tees Valley and Yorkshire will join panel to advise new operator on priorities for new Northern franchise
  • Operator will work with local leaders, industry and passenger representatives to deliver a plan for improvements after first 100 days
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Record numbers apply for jobs at Northern

Almost 54,000 people applied to work for Arriva Rail North (Northern) in the past 12 months – a record for the train operator.

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New team tasked to tackle crowding on Piccadilly platforms 13 and 14

Platforms 13 and 14 at Manchester Piccadilly are now being treated like ‘a station within a station’ to improve peak times for passengers.

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Northern customers scoop £625,000 in Smart giveaway

More than £600,000 has been won by rail customers as part of Arriva Rail North’s (Northern) Smart Giveaway.