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Northern train services set to increase around Preston

An increasingly rare sight, a Northern train leaving Preston Railway Station Pic: Ian Simpson More Northern trains will start running between Preston and Blackpool South from tomorrow (Monday 20 July). Since the start of lockdown, services have started to increase but next week is […]

2 months ago
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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 years ago
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. […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
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