The Northern Connect programme is already delivering on its promise of faster and more direct services between the major cities of the North, such as Newcastle, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Sheffield. Furthermore, ninety per cent of these journeys taken will be on our new trains and we’ll be releasing more advance tickets on these routes.
With dozens of new trains now in service it marks the retirement of the vast majority of our pacer trains after 35 years’ service.
Now entering its final phases, the Great North Rail Project, covering cities such as Liverpool, Manchester, York and beyond, is delivering a step change in people’s journeys across the North. This includes:
Enhancements to the Northern timetable sees half hourly weekday services at Kirkstall Forge in both directions. From 20 […]Find Out More
Northern customers travelling from Kirkstall Forge to Leeds and Bradford are to benefit from two trains an hour […]Find Out More