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05
Feb
2016

Travel Update: Services between Leeds - Carlisle

Following the recent line blockage on the Settle and Carlisle Railway, we are pleased to announce a train service will resume from Saturday 6 February. We have produced a revised timetable that...

04
Feb
2016
Travel Update: Services between Newcastle and Carlisle

Travel Update: Services between Newcastle and Carlisle

Northern Rail, one of the UK’s largest train operators, has promised compensation to its customers following a month of disruption on the railway line between Carlisle and Newcastle. Network...

04
Feb
2016
More Northern Customers Get Connected with Free WiFi

More Northern Customers Get Connected with Free WiFi

Customers at 30 stations can now connect to free CROWD Wi-Fi provided by Jade Solutions and courtesy of Northern Rail, a Serco and Abellio joint venture.   Customers can use their...

03
Feb
2016
Top level support as Northern Rail MD becomes Champion for WiCR (Women in Community Rail)

Top level support as Northern Rail MD becomes Champion for WiCR (Women in Community Rail)

Alex Hynes, Northern Rail MD, has agreed to champion newly formed WiCR (Women in Community Rail). This is a real coup and great news for this fledgling diversity and inclusive focused group which...

02
Feb
2016
Northern - Putting The Customer First

Northern - Putting The Customer First

Hot on the heels of its best ever National Rail Passenger Survey results Northern Rail was proud to announce last week that it had achieved the Putting the Customer First accreditation.At an event...

01
Feb
2016
Full speed ahead through the upgraded Farnworth Tunnel

Full speed ahead through the upgraded Farnworth Tunnel

Trains between Manchester and Bolton will be travelling at full speed through Farnworth Tunnel this week after engineering work took place over the weekend, paving the way for an electrified...

28
Jan
2016
South Yorkshire Train Driver Wins Award for Selfless Act

South Yorkshire Train Driver Wins Award for Selfless Act

A Barnsley-based rail worker has been honoured after attempting to save a man’s life at Sheffield’s Meadowhall station. Andrew Dickinson, a train driver manager for Northern Rail,...

27
Jan
2016
Northern Triumphs with Best Ever Customer Satisfaction Scores

Northern Triumphs with Best Ever Customer Satisfaction Scores

Northern Rail, one of the UK’s largest train operators, has achieved its best ever customer satisfaction score in the latest National Rail Passenger Survey (NRPS). Northern, a Serco and...

26
Jan
2016
Awards Recognise Northern's Leadership in Diversity

Awards Recognise Northern's Leadership in Diversity

Northern Rail’s innovative and industry-leading approach to workplace diversity has received double recognition from the National Centre for Diversity (NCFD). Northern has become...

21
Jan
2016
Weekend closures between Manchester and Bolton to complete Farnworth Tunnel upgrade

Weekend closures between Manchester and Bolton to complete Farnworth Tunnel upgrade

Passengers were reminded today to allow extra time for their journeys over the next two weekends when the line between Bolton and Manchester shuts so engineers can finish work on the newly enlarged...