Is Northern Rail back to normal?

Northern is set to introduced new timetables as the entire rail industry adapts to a ‘new normal’ as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. These Timetables can be found at

Are Northern Rail going bust?

Troubled rail company Northern is to be brought under government control. The decision, which will see the firm’s franchise stripped from operator Arriva Rail North from 1 March, was taken following years of major disruption. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said passengers had “lost trust in the north’s rail network”.

Who does the voice for Northern Rail?

Celia Drummond
Northern Rail train station announcements voiced by Celia Drummond.

Who is the voice on the trains?

Angela Schneider has been the voice of the announcements since 2012.

What are off peak times on Northern Rail?

Off-Peak trains offer cheaper tickets for travelling on trains that are less busy. Most train companies will not offer Off-Peak tickets in weekday morning commuting periods (between 6:00 am and 10:00 am), and afternoon commuting periods (between 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm), or during major events and holidays.

Who is the CEO of Northern Rail?

Robin Gisby
Robin Gisby, Chairman of Northern Trains and CEO of the public sector operator, DOHL, said: “Nick’s widespread experience, leadership of TPE and his role as Chair of the industry’s National Performance Board has given him a first-class insight into all the issues and challenges we face, not just as Northern but for all …

What is Northern Rail called now?

Arriva Rail North
Northern Rail was replaced on 1 April 2016 by Arriva Rail North.

Who is the voice of British trains?

Emma Clarke
Emma Clarke is the voice you hear if you travel on the Central, Bakerloo and Victoria Lines. Even though she’s not from London, actually living in Cheshire, Emma got the voiceover job 19 years ago, and her recordings are still used today.

Who is the voice of the London Underground?

Emma Clarke (born 1971) is an English writer of comedy and drama scripts and an award-winning voice-over artist, best known as the voice of the automated messages on the Bakerloo, Central and Waterloo & City lines of the London Underground.

Who is the voice of the Piccadilly line?

Voiceover: Julie Berry, the voice of the Piccadilly line, also voices Southern Rail and said ‘I’m probably not very popular at the moment’.

What time does off-peak start national rail?

A general rule of thumb is that Off-Peak will begin at 09:30 Mondays to Fridays in cities and large towns, and 09:00 across the rest of the network. Weekends and Bank Holidays are Off-Peak all day.

Where do I hear the ScotRail station announcements?

Mainly announced at Network Rail stations, such as Manchester Piccadilly and Leeds. “ScotRail would like to politely remind all passengers not to leave any belongings unattended, if you spot any suspicious items then please speak to staff or the British Transport Police immediately.”

Who is making the announcements on the train?

Janine Cooper Marshall replaced Faye Dicker in early 2018. David supplements by making some generic announcements. Ruth Mitchell would have been used formerly if a 143 pacer was attached to a 150 and was being used to drive. Yes for refurbished units only.

Are there any announcements on East Midlands Trains?

East Midlands Trains are in the process of adding display screens on all their class 156 trains. Announcements are expected on the trains once the whole fleet is refurbished. Julie Berry has been heard on 156912.

Is there a real world rail announcement generator?

Rail Announcement Generator is not meant as a replacement for, or alternative to, official announcement systems. None of the generated messages reflect real-world conditions, schedules, or routes.