Deep clean of Barrow-in-Furness station

Northern Trains Ltd will shortly be commencing a deep clean of Barrow-in-Furness station. The work will begin on 2nd June for 5 days with the work being carried out in the day and at night. The specification of work is as follows: Main Concourse – All walls, ceilings, windows and floors including the high level. …

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Essential Travel and Social Distancing Message

Look out for Northern’s images which are being used to promote essential travel only and to encourage social distancing.   The images are appearing on  Northen’s social media channels, stations and in the media. Signage to encourage social distancing have now been installed at Manchester Oxford Road and Victoria stations. Further stations will follow over …

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Safer Travel Campaign

Transport operators and staff have been working hard to ensure that people who need to get to work are able to do so, including crucial NHS workers and all those on the frontline of the fight against the virus. The Department for Transport has issued guidance setting out that if people cannot work from home …

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Northern Key Worker Timetable from Monday 18 May

Changes will be made to Northern train services from Monday 18 May. These are based around a capacity uplift on some routes (lengthening of train formation), frequency uplift on others whilst a small number of routes will see train service resumptions. The matrix below shows the detail with any changes compared to the current Key …

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Weekend Engineering Work – Changes to Service 02/05 & 03/05

This coming weekend Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd May there will be a number of engineering possessions on the rail network which will affect Northern services in the following locations: West Coast Mainline (Preston to Euxton/Wigan) Cumbrian Coast route (Carlisle to Whitehaven) Settle & Carlisle route (Carlisle to Appleby-in-Westmorland) Tyne Valley route (Carlisle to Newcastle) …

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Refurbishment Work – St Bees Station Footbridge

The existing corroded life expired failing stair tread and the existing tread support brace that are currently welded to the side stringer on the footbridge staircase will be carefully cut off and removed to allow a new stair tread and new support brace that have been fabricated offsite to be installed and welded into position …

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