Tag: Northern Rail

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Northern Rail’s service in Salford voted the worst in the country in new report

Credit: Transport Pixels. Used under CC BY 2.0. In a recent report from the National Rail Passenger Survey, Northern Rail’s […]

Current scene at Manchester Victoria - credit: Twitter, @xDronee

Major rail disruption in Salford amid ‘staff walkout’ at Manchester Victoria

Rail passengers in Salford faced major delays and cancellations last night amid a reported passenger disturbance at Manchester Victoria. Trains […]

Southport-bound train at Walkden station. Photo Laura Joffre

Walkden and Swinton to lose direct rail service to Southport

Residents from Swinton and Walkden will lose their weekdays direct train service to Southport when the new timetable is introduced on December 15.

Pacer Train in 2009 © Copyright David Robinson under C.C by 2.0

First set of pacer trains are retired from service

Pacer trains have started to be retired from Northern Rail services and are heading for the scrap yards. Originally designed […]

Report into The North’s rail misery released

Report into The North’s rail misery released

The Office of Road and Rail (OOR) have published their report into the rail chaos caused by major timetable changes to Northern Rail, in May.