Northern

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Northern - Info

General

Northern operates on almost all lines in the north of England. 

Northern is part of Arriva which is a daughter company of Deutsche Bahn, the German railways.  

Map

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Seat reservations aren't possible
  • At-seat catering is available on most trains 
  • No wifi 

1st class 

  • No 1st class

Catering
For second class passengers at-seat catering is available on most trains.  

Wifi
Wifi isn't available 

Power sockets  
No. 

Children

  • Children up to 4 years travel for free when they don't need an own seat.
  • Children from 5 untill 15 years get a 50% discount on most tickets
  • Seat reservations are possible for kids between 5 and 15, but not for children below 5 years. 

Animals
Small dogs, cats and other small are allowed, max. 2 per person. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times unless contained in a basket. 
Dogs without leads, cats, birds and small animals must be carried in an enclosed basket, cage or pet carrier. Animals and containers must not occupy seats, otherwise a charge will be made. 

Luggage
Officially there is a luggage limit of two large suitcases per passengers with the height+width+length not larger than 158 cm and not heavier then 32 kg each, but in practice this isn't enforced.  There are luggage racks for big suitcases and backpacks near the entrance doors, for smaller bags there is space in the overhead luggage racks and under your seat. 

Boarding 
No. 

Railcards  
You can use all national Railcards on all trains. 

Interrail / Eurail / BritRail 
Passengers with a valid BritRailInterrail or Eurail-pass can use all trains. 

Groups 
For groups from 6 persons we offer special group fares, see Group travel by train.

Business
The first class offers all the amenities needed for the business traveller to work and relax on board including special departure lounges, flexible fares and meals and wifi on board. See also Business travel by train.

At the station
Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.   

Manchester Piccadilly - Info

Railway Station Manchester

"Manchester Piccadilly" is the name of the main train station of Manchester. Another major station in Manchester is "Manchester Victoria" in the northern part which is used mainly by regional trains. 

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office

  • Monday - Friday 04:30 - 22:30
  • Saturday 04:30 - 22:30
  • Sunday 07:00 - 22:30

Info

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes
  • Tram: -
  • Bus: 5 minutes, free
  • Taxi: yes

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

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Liverpool Lime Street - Info

Railway Station Liverpool

"Liverpool Lime Street" is the name of the main train station of Liverpool. 

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Sunday 07:15 - 23:05
  • Monday - Friday 05:00 - 23:38
  • Saturday 05:00 - 23:38

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Bicycle hire: City Bike, 0151 374 2034, http://citybikeliverpool.co.uk
  • First class lounge: Situated between platforms 7 and 8 for 1st Class Virgin Trains passengers only.
  • Wifi: yes
  • Left luggage:  Baggage Storage (Lockers). Located on the main concourse. Mon - Thurs 07:00 - 21:00. Fri - Sun 07:00 - 23:00.
  • Parking: yes, paid, Skelhorne Street & Long Stay Car Park located on Lord Nelson Street

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes
  • Tram: -
  • Bus: -
  • Taxi: yes

To the airport 

Liverpool Lime Street Station is just a short hop on the 10A and City Centre Circular (C4 and C5) buses to Liverpool ONE bus station. From there you can get the 500 Airport Flyer bus direct to LJLA. 

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

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Leeds station - Info

Railway Station Leeds

"Leeds" is the name of the main train station of Leeds.

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day
  • Saturday 24 Hours a Day
  • Sunday 24 Hours a Day

Facilities

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Bicycle hire: F W Evans (Cyclepoint) / leedscp.store@evanscycles.com / 0113 245 4739
  • Wifi: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, Station Short Stay Car Park
  • First class Lounge: no

To the city centre

  • Walking: 5 minutes
  • Bike: 2 minutes
  • Tram: -
  • Bus: - 
  • Taxi: yes

To the airport 

'First' operate 'Airlink' 757 every 30 minutes during day and 60 minutes at night from the station forecourt direct to Leeds Bradford Airport terminal. For details: www.firstgroup.com/ukbus

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

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