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24
Mar
2015
Northern Rail and West Yorkshire Combined Authority Improve Information Service To Customers

Northern Rail and West Yorkshire Combined Authority Improve Information Service To Customers

Thousands of Northern Rail customers will be looking to the future as new Customer Information Screens (CIS) are unveiled across West Yorkshire over the next few months. Thanks to a £360k...

23
Mar
2015
Good news for our Twitter followers in the North East

Good news for our Twitter followers in the North East

Following the successful launch of the @NRtimetable2 twitter feed last year, our Social Media team is expanding its regional specific information with Timetable 4 (@NRtimetable4) getting its own...

23
Mar
2015
Greater Manchester secures funding for hundreds of new cycle parking spaces

Greater Manchester secures funding for hundreds of new cycle parking spaces

Rail stations across Greater Manchester are set to get around 250 new bike parking places in a bid to help residents cycle as part of a longer journey. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM)...

23
Mar
2015
Northern Conductor Honoured For Innovative Thinking

Northern Conductor Honoured For Innovative Thinking

A Northern Rail conductor’s innovative thinking and proactive approach to customer service has seen him clinch the prestigious ‘Innovator of the Year Award’ at the Abellio...

20
Mar
2015
'Northern Powerhouse' joins Northern Rail's electric fleet

'Northern Powerhouse' joins Northern Rail's electric fleet

Patrick McLoughlin, Minister for Transport joins Alex Hynes Managing Director of Northern Rail, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and Martin Jurkowski from Network Rail at the unveiling of...

17
Mar
2015
Launch of Time Capsule Project at Wakefield Kirkgate Station

Launch of Time Capsule Project at Wakefield Kirkgate Station

School children from St. Mary’s CE Primary School were joined by representatives from Groundwork Wakefield, West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Network Rail, Wakefield Council, Northern Rail,...

06
Mar
2015
Northern Gets Pedalling For Cycle of Support

Northern Gets Pedalling For Cycle of Support

Staff at Northern boldly donned their best Lycra at Leeds station this week to join colleagues from the Samaritans, Network Rail, Virgin East Coast, TransPennine Express and the British Transport...

05
Mar
2015
Better Rail Services Between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport

Better Rail Services Between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport

Passengers made the first journeys on an electric train between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport station this morning (5 March). The 0616 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester...

02
Mar
2015
Northern A Four-Time Winner At Rail Business Awards

Northern A Four-Time Winner At Rail Business Awards

Northern Rail’s balanced approach to business improvement has been recognised with four top prizes at a national awards ceremony.The train operator, owned by a joint venture of Serco and...

27
Feb
2015
Transformation of rail travel in the north

Transformation of rail travel in the north

The Department for Transport (DfT) has unveiled plans for rail passengers in the north, including a brand new fleet of trains.The announcement came as the DfT published documents (today, 27 February)...