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Rail strikes planned for every Saturday in the run up to Christmas

Pre-Christmas rail travel will be disrupted after a fresh series of strikes were announced. Rail union RMT has announced extra strike dates in its long-running dispute with operator Northern over […]

11 months ago
Many Northern train services to run again from end of July

A Northern service A Northern service Rail passengers from Preston should find more services back on the boards from the end of July. Northern has issued an update to its temporary timetable. Brought […]

1 year ago
Call for Preston City Council to take action over Northern rail

A Northern service on its way Pic: Tony Worrall A Northern service on its way Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council is being urged to help ramp up the pressure on the failing Northern rail network. Fishwick councillor Whitney […]

1 year ago
Northern passengers told to ‘expect compensation’ for rail misery

A Northern service heads of Manchester Pic: Aero Pixels A Northern service heads of Manchester Pic: Aero Pixels Rail passengers struggling since the introduction of new timetables by Northern have been told to expect compensation. Rail minister Jo Johnson […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Opinion: The Great North Rail Project – more like The Great North Fail project

A Northern service Commuters waiting for a train in Manchester Pic: Steve Robson/Manchester Evening News It’s set to be a long, hot, summer – and that’s just in the Northern timetable planning department. […]

1 year ago
Northern temporary timetable and how it affects Preston passengers

An increasingly rare sight, a Northern train leaving Preston Railway Station Pic: Ian Simpson An increasingly rare sight, a Northern train leaving Preston Railway Station Pic: Ian Simpson Preston is to see a reduced number of Northern trains operating from it and coming through […]

1 year ago
Northern train carriage left covered in graffiti

Graffiti on the side of the Northern train. Blurring by British Transport Police Pic: BTPLancs Graffiti on the side of the Northern train. Blurring by British Transport Police Pic: BTPLancs One Northern train service wasn’t running on Tuesday morning due to being graffitied. British Transport […]

1 year ago
Northern passengers to experience disruption during Saturday strike

More than 800 services will run on Saturday - but this is around a third of the normal trains Pic: AeroPixels More than 800 services will run on Saturday – but this is around a third of the normal trains Pic: AeroPixels Passengers using Northern train services throughout Saturday (8 April) […]

3 years ago
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