Northern Rail releases Key Worker timetables

Date published: 24 March 2020

Northern Rail has released details of its Key Worker timetables – designed to keep those people on the move in the north during the current coronavirus pandemic.

The train operator will be running the amended timetables until further notice, with services significantly reduced in many areas.

The aim is to deliver services on key routes for those identified as key workers – ensuring they can get where they need to be to provide help and assistance to all in the region.

Everyone at Northern is working to provide the best possible rail service during this difficult time, but it is simply not possible to operate its usual timetable.

Where Northern are not able to run trains they will seek to provide rail replacement road transport.

Though Northern continue to run services, the Government is advising that, if possible, people should avoid non-essential public transport use and try to avoid rush hour, varying usual travel times to prevent crowding and if possible, work from home.

Northern will continue to do all it can and hope the public will also continue to play its part when travelling on Northern services.

For full details of Northern’s timetables please check the website.

Those who are not able to travel – or choose not to travel – during the current pandemic are entitled to a refund or partial refund depending on the ticket they hold.

For full details of Northern’s refund policy check here

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