Northern Rail

  • 4 Jun 2018

    The government has described the Northern Rail timetable fiasco, which left passengers stranded and delayed, as “totally unacceptable”. We have spoken to one Northern Rail worker who says he feels “ashamed” to wear the uniform and that staff knew the new timetable “probably wouldn’t work” before it was introduced.

  • 31 May 2018

    The mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has today accused the transport secretary, Chris Grayling, of “sleeping behind the wheel” as the travel chaos caused by new rail timetables continued to get worse. In the south of England, Thameslink today cancelled at least 97 trains, but commuters in the north faced even greater problems, with…