New trains reach two million journey milestone
22nd November, 2019

Northern’s new trains have reached another landmark – recording more than two million customer journeys since the launch […]

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One third of Northern’s brand new trains now serving customers
15th November, 2019

One third of Northern’s fleet of brand new trains is now in service – getting customers where they […]

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Star of Railway Children waves off Northern’s new train
31st October, 2019

One of the stars from the classic Railway Children film was on hand at Keighley Railway Station to […]

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New trains make bow on Chester to Leeds route
21st October, 2019

New, state-of-the-art, Northern trains are now running between Chester and Leeds.   The Class 195 trains made their […]

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Calder Valley sees latest launch of Northern’s new trains
18th October, 2019

Northern has today announced the introduction of new trains to serve Calder Valley, Bradford and Leeds. From Monday […]

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Romans help launch new trains for Chester
15th October, 2019

Northern launched new trains on its Chester to Leeds service yesterday (Monday) with the help of four of […]

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Northern customers celebrate following first draw in £500,000 giveaway
14th October, 2019

The first 1,000 Northern customers are celebrating this week following the first draw of Northern’s half a million-pound […]

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Northern celebrates one million journeys with new trains for Manchester
9th October, 2019

Northern’s new trains have now carried their one millionth customer. The landmark has been reached in just three […]

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Parking with Northern has never been safer
27th September, 2019

Parking at Northern’s stations has never been safer thanks to a scheme which is helping give customers greater […]

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Northern refurbishes two thirds of trains
25th September, 2019

Two thirds of Northern’s trains have now been through initial refurbishments. Alongside the introduction of 101 brand-new trains, […]

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Northern celebrates summer successes
18th September, 2019

20 brand new trains are now in service More than 80,000 10p tickets sold in only five days […]

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Beavering around on the new trains
16th September, 2019

Northern was delighted to welcome a Bingley based Beaver pack to travel on one of its brand-new electric […]

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Northern’s new trains arrive in Bradford
9th September, 2019

Northern’s new trains have arrived in Bradford. From this morning, brand new electric trains have been operating between […]

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Northern launches first new train for Bradford, Skipton and Ilkley
3rd September, 2019

Northern has today launched its brand new trains for customers in Bradford, Skipton and Ilkley. New trains will […]

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New trains launched for Blackpool North
30th August, 2019

Northern has announced the introduction of new trains to serve Blackpool. From Monday 9  September brand-new electric trains […]

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Northern celebrates 600th new ticket vending machine
23rd August, 2019

Northern’s record investment in the north’s rail network will see the 600th new ticket vending machine (TVM) installed. […]

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Northern launches all-new fleet for Lakes Line
21st August, 2019

Every Northern service to and from Windermere is now operated by brand new trains. Cumbria was the first […]

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Northern introduces more new trains for Liverpool City Region…………and beyond
13th August, 2019

Northern has announced the introduction of more new trains for Liverpool City Region. All weekday services between Liverpool […]

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Northern retires first Pacer train
12th August, 2019

Unit 142005 retired today after 32 years of service It has clocked up more than three million miles […]

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Northern welcomes 10th new train
31st July, 2019

Northern has welcomed its tenth brand new train into customer service. Operating on the Leeds to Doncaster route, […]

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Northern fleet refurbishment hits 50%
25th June, 2019

Northern has now refurbished more than 50 per cent of its trains. The news comes as Northern launched […]

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North East customers get extra Newcastle – Carlisle services
25th June, 2019

Northern is set to give extra rail services to customers travelling between Newcastle and Carlisle. As part of […]

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Gainsborough Central set for first weekday service for 30 years
25th June, 2019

Northern is set to give Gainsborough Central its first weekday rail service for almost 30 years. The new […]

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Leeds customers set to benefit from new direct Chester service
1st May, 2019

Northern is set to introduce a new service between Leeds and Chester as part of its May timetable […]

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North West welcomes Northern’s first fully refurbished Class 150
18th April, 2019

Northern, the UK’s largest train operator outside of London, has sent the first of its fully refurbished trains […]

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100th refurbished train
29th October, 2018

Northern has launched its 100th refurbished train into service, marking another landmark milestone in Northern’s comprehensive modernisation programme. […]

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Northern hits century in station improvements
15th October, 2018

Northern has hit a century in its ongoing work to improve stations across the north of England, with […]

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Official unveiling of £500m new train fleet
5th October, 2018

Northern has unveiled the first two trains in a £500m new fleet that will set new standards for […]

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Northern unveils first digital train
20th September, 2018

Northern has given customers a glimpse into the future with the launch of its first fully refurbished train, […]

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Track-testing for next generation of brand new trains
11th September, 2018

This week, train operator Northern reaches another significant landmark in its unprecedented £500 million modernisation programme – the […]

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Northern’s first new train arrives in the UK
26th June, 2018

The first of Northern’s new 98 trains has arrived into the UK. The diesel train arrived into Royal […]

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Two services per hour at Kirkstall Forge
20th May, 2018

Enhancements to the Northern timetable sees half hourly weekday services at Kirkstall Forge in both directions. From 20 […]

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Kirkstall Forge service improvement
21st March, 2018

Northern customers travelling from Kirkstall Forge to Leeds and Bradford are to benefit from two trains an hour […]

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A Class above – ScotRail 170 trains arrive at Northern
9th March, 2018

Northern has this week taken delivery of two Class 170 trains at its Neville Hill depot near Leeds. […]

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First new Northern train heads for track testing
9th March, 2018

Northern’s first brand new train to leave the factory is on its way for track testing. The Class […]

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Northern unveils first new state-of-the-art train
6th February, 2018

Northern’s modernisation is gathering speed with the first completed new train due off the production line in a […]

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Rail Minister views 150 refurbishment
15th December, 2017

Northern and TrainCare yesterday (Thursday 14 December) welcomed Rail Minister Paul Maynard for a tour to see the […]

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Old gives birth to the new in Manchester
10th December, 2017

Manchester’s three main railway stations were today connected for the first time by the Ordsall Chord bridge – […]

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Northern to take first rail customers across Manchester’s Ordsall Chord
8th December, 2017

Rail operator Northern is preparing to welcome customers onto the first passenger service to cross Manchester’s Ordsall Chord […]

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Northern’s six-month progress outlined in new Customer Report
24th November, 2017

Northern has released its latest Customer Report – detailing its progress during the past six months. From refurbished […]

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Blackburn’s new £23m train maintenance depot unveiled
27th October, 2017

Rail Minister Paul Maynard MP, Northern and Network Rail have officially opened a new £23m train maintenance depot […]

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Northern reaches the big three-oh
26th September, 2017

This week marked the achievement of another milestone in train operator Northern’s modernisation plans as it sent its […]

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Northern swaps tracks for runway at launch of new uniform
9th September, 2017

Northern swapped the tracks for the runway last week when staff at the rail operator took to the […]

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Northern looks to Enhance disability awareness
21st August, 2017

Enhance the UK is delighted to announce a new project partnership with Northern to deliver staff disability awareness […]

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Northern welcomes extra train services to Harrogate
31st July, 2017

Northern has this week started running two new weekday trains to and from Harrogate. Extra rail services have […]

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Customer satisfaction continues to improve at Northern
25th July, 2017

Overall journey satisfaction amongst Northern’s customers has risen to 83 per cent, according latest figures released as part […]

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Northern to explore innovations for Lakes Line
20th July, 2017

Northern is working on proposals to develop innovative solutions following the news that the line is not to […]

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Northern’s new trains are taking shape
6th July, 2017

In April 2016 Northern, The UK’s largest train operator outside of London, announced it was investing £580 million […]

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Northern’s Better Stations programme is taking shape
19th June, 2017

Northern’s Better Stations programme is taking shape. And work on the first station began today – at Eccleston […]

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Northern launches 10th refurbished train
15th June, 2017

Northern, the UK’s largest train operator outside of London, launched its tenth refurbished train into service this week. […]

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