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Northern responds to regional mayor’s comments

Northern has released a statement after the Mayors of both Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region called for Arriva to be stripped of the...
LNER Azuma in Leeds

Leeds station grinds to a halt

Yesterday morning (Thursday 30th May) thousands of rail passengers had their journeys disrupted after Leeds railway station was evacuated. At 0700 Network Rail announced that...
Gatwick Express

Happy birthday Gatwick Express

Today marks Gatwick Express' 35th year of operation. Gatwick Express officially came into full service on Monday the 14th May 1984, using Class 73 electro-diesel...
TransPennine Express 68 at Todmorden

TransPennine Express committed to increase reliability

As part of the upcoming timetable change, TransPennine Express (TPE) say that they are continuing to focus on enhancing the reliability of services for...
Merseyrail train

Merseyrail announced as UK’s most punctual train operator

Merseyrail has been crowned the most punctual rail operator in the country following the release of statistics and an award win. The train operating company...
Virgin Pendolino through Bolton

New national partnership launched to tackle railway risk takers

Network Rail and the British Transport Police have launched a new partnership with the English Football League Trust (EFL Trust) and StreetGames, in an...
Caledonian Sleeper

£150m new trains for Caledonian Sleeper officially launched

The Serco Caledonian Sleeper has launched their new £150m fleet of Mk5 coaching stock. The new carriages made their inaugural revenue earning trip on Sunday...

First Class 230 train enters service with London Northwestern Railway

On Tuesday 23rd April 2019, the first of London Northwestern Railway's (LNR) Class 230 'D Train' (230004) entered passenger service on the Marston Vale...
Northern 170 at Leeds

Gainsborough set for first weekday train service in 30 years

Northern has announced that it is set to give Gainsborough Central it’s first-weekday rail service in almost 30 years. The new service will come as...

Northern’s new Chester to Leeds service

As part of Northern’s service changes during the May timetable change; the train operator is set to introduce a new service from Leeds to...