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27
May
2015
Customers Celebrate More Seats Thanks To Electric Trains

Customers Celebrate More Seats Thanks To Electric Trains

The introduction of electric train services between Liverpool, Manchester, Wigan and Preston has been a milestone in the delivery of the bigger trains and more seats on some the busiest routes in...

20
May
2015

Planned Industrial Action Suspended

The planned industrial action has been suspended. All Northern Rail services will operate as normal on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 May.  ...

18
May
2015
Sitting Pretty In More Seats in Manchester and Liverpool Stations

Sitting Pretty In More Seats in Manchester and Liverpool Stations

Northern Rail’s customers at Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street stations have been sitting pretty this weekend on some really quirky furniture. Northern, a Serco and Abellio...

18
May
2015
Bigger Trains and Changes Ahead For Cumbria's Coastal Rail Route

Bigger Trains and Changes Ahead For Cumbria's Coastal Rail Route

A new timetable for the Cumbrian Coast launches on Monday 18 May with the introduction of two locomotive hauled trains along the route adding much needed seats for customers. Bigger trains with...

14
May
2015
Celebrate The Curve As East Lancashire To Manchester Services Return

Celebrate The Curve As East Lancashire To Manchester Services Return

Following a multi-million pound investment and almost a decade of partnership work between Burnley Council, Network Rail, Lancashire County Council and Northern Rail, on Sunday 17 May, a direct...

24
Apr
2015
Customers Curl Up In The Northern Rail Reading Corner

Customers Curl Up In The Northern Rail Reading Corner

In honour of World Book Night, Northern Rail, a Serco and Abellio joint venture, created pop up cosy reading corners so customers at several stations across the North could enjoy a quiet and...

23
Apr
2015
Three Queens Visit

Three Queens Visit

24 - 26 MAY 2015 The Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria return to Liverpool to celebrate the 175th Anniversary of Cunard. A once in a lifetime sight, all three Queens will come...

22
Apr
2015
On Track For Greater Returns

On Track For Greater Returns

Northern Rail, the largest train operator in Britain, continues its push into multi-channel marketing in a new partnership with full-service digital marketing agency Positive. The rail company...

22
Apr
2015
Contactless Technology Now Available Around The Northern Network

Contactless Technology Now Available Around The Northern Network

Northern Rail customers are now able to benefit from the latest in retailing technology, thanks to a network-wide roll out of contactless payment to all its staffed ticket offices. Available at...

21
Apr
2015
New Campaign Launched To Keep Station Safety On Track

New Campaign Launched To Keep Station Safety On Track

Northern Rail, a Serco and Abellio joint venture has teamed up with the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) has teamed up with Network Rail and other train operators to help remind customers about...