In this first interview for Global Railway Review's Women Inspiring Rail series, Louise Cheeseman, Managing Director of Hull Trains, talks about her proudest moments in rail so far, who has been an inspiration during her rail career and her vision to make Hull Trains the number one train operating company…
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Northern rail passengers to benefit from state-of-the-art trains with new on-board features, more seats and quicker travel times.
Northern’s rolling stock is being modernised and refurbished to provide customers with more frequent, more comfortable and more enjoyable services…
13 previously owned Class 150 trains will be introduced to the Northern network and be made ready for customers by the experts at Arriva TrainCare …
Rail Minister Paul Maynard MP, Northern and Network Rail have officially opened a new £23 million train maintenance depot in Blackburn.
Work will shortly be underway to upgrade the line between Preston and Blackpool, in what will be the largest rail investment in the area since the 19th century.
Overall journey satisfaction amongst Northern’s customers has risen to 83%, according to figures released as part of the Transport Focus National Rail Passenger Survey.
3 February 2017 | By Northern
Working with the Rail North Partnership, to support a growing railway in the north, Porterbrook and train operator Northern, part of the Arriva Group, are jointly developing a highly innovative rolling stock concept.
23 November 2016 | By Alex Hynes, Managing Director, Northern
Northern is just over six months into a nine year programme to transform rail travel for customers. From new trains to more services, Northern will set the standard for future train operating franchises. Why are they doing this? And why are they investing £1 billion to make it happen for…
7 June 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Rail operator Northern has revealed four new business regions that will help transform rail travel in the North.
1 April 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Two new rail franchises have commenced in the North of England with an investment of over £1.2bn planned for Northern and TransPennine Express.
24 March 2016 | By Chris Burchell, Managing Director UK Trains, Arriva
On 1 April 2016, Arriva Rail North Ltd. began operating the Northern rail franchise. Ahead of the nine-year contract, Chris Burchell, Arriva’s Managing Director UK Trains, discusses rolling stock improvements, enhanced passenger experience and anticipates an exciting future…
14 January 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, European Railway
Arriva has announced the appointment of Alex Hynes as managing director of Arriva Rail North Ltd which will operate the new Northern franchise.
11 January 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Northern Rail has announced it is to invest £264,000 in new Customer Information Screens (CIS) at stations across Cheshire.
9 December 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
In a measure to ensure the development of a Northern Powerhouse, the UK government has announced its intention to award Northern and TransPennine Express rail franchises to Arriva Rail North Ltd. and First Trans Pennine Express Ltd.