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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)...

26
Feb
2015
Northern Celebrates Rail Awards Success

Northern Celebrates Rail Awards Success

Northern Rail is celebrating success following two wins at last week’s UK Rail Industry Awards. Northern, a Serco and Abellio joint venture, was triumphant in the Workforce Safety Category...

23
Feb
2015

Whitby Line Reaches Best Ever Rail Performance!

Northern Rail has just announced its latest performance figures for January, showing last month was the train operator’s best ever month for the Whitby - Middlesbrough line, since the start...

12
Feb
2015
Northern Launches New Look Electric Trains

Northern Launches New Look Electric Trains

Northern Rail unveiled the first of its new look electric trains today. Since taking ownership of the first of 20 trains in summer 2014, work to give them all a fresh and exciting new look has been...

04
Feb
2015

600K Improvement Work to Blackburn Station Complete

Months of renovation work at Northern Rail’s Blackburn station have been completed and the results have brought a fresh look for the station’s foyer and concourse...

04
Feb
2015

Northern Achieves Investors in People and Investors in Diversity

Northern Rail, a Serco and Abellio joint venture, has achieved the Silver standard for both its Investors in People and Investors in Diversity accreditation. Investors in People is the UK's...

03
Feb
2015

Innovation Award for Parkeon and Northern

A partnership between Parkeon Transportation and Northern Rail has led to success at the Transport Ticketing & Passenger Information Awards 2015. The companies were named joint winners in...

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...