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26
Jan
2015
Northern Takes Nine at Cheshire Best Kept Station Awards

Northern Takes Nine at Cheshire Best Kept Station Awards

Nine local stations managed by Northern Rail have scooped awards at the 12th annual ceremony for Cheshire Best Kept Stations. The stations presented with awards by Retired Major Eddie...

26
Jan
2015
Free On-Board WiFi? Now That's Entertrainment!

Free On-Board WiFi? Now That's Entertrainment!

Leeds and Bradford commuters travelling on Northern Rail’s electric trains can now access super-fast, FREE WiFi while on-board. A joint initiative between Northern Rail, Leeds City...

23
Jan
2015

Change to Liverpool Services : Sunday 25 January, and 1 & 8 February

On Sunday 25 January, and 1 & 8 February, Network Rail engineers have requested access to the Liverpool - Manchester via Newton-le-Willows line to help them accelerate ongoing electrification...

08
Jan
2015

New plan to secure rail services for the North

Rail services will be maintained and capacity on key routes will be increased as part of a deal to secure additional rolling stock for the north of England, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin...

22
Dec
2014
Northern Rail Donates Thousands of Pounds Worth of Computers to York's Lifeline Charity

Northern Rail Donates Thousands of Pounds Worth of Computers to York's Lifeline Charity

Northern Rail has donated more than 200 laptops to York’s Lifeline Charity in a bid to help them raise thousands of pounds. The laptops were given by Northern’s Information Services...

16
Dec
2014
Merseyside Schools' Bright Sparks Design Rail Safety Posters

Merseyside Schools' Bright Sparks Design Rail Safety Posters

Several Primary Schools across Merseyside have taken part in a poster competition to raise awareness of the importance of playing safely near the newly electrified railway line. Northern Rail...

15
Dec
2014
Northern Runs Special Festive Train for Burnley Charity Appeal

Northern Runs Special Festive Train for Burnley Charity Appeal

In support of the Mayor and Mayoress of Burnley’s 2014 / 2015 Charity Appeal, Northern Rail operated a special service on Sunday, giving 70 people the chance to be the first in many years to...

12
Dec
2014
Guide Bridge Station Welcomes 1.7million Of Improvements

Guide Bridge Station Welcomes 1.7million Of Improvements

Northern Rail, the UK’s largest train operator, was delighted to welcome Baroness Kramer, Minister of State for Transport to officially open the improvements at Guide Bridge station this...

05
Dec
2014

Northern Launches Search For A Special Class of 2004

Northern Rail, the UK’s largest rail operator, is on the search for an extra special ten year old on its network to help celebrate its tenth birthday in style. Alex Hynes, Managing...

05
Dec
2014
Engineering Team Strikes Gold At Northern

Engineering Team Strikes Gold At Northern

The engineering team at Northern Rail, the UK’s largest train operator, has been honoured at this year’s Modern Railways Golden Spanners Awards in London. The team picked up the...