Northern Rail (Serco-Abellio)
Northern Rail is a British train operating company. It has run local passenger services in Northern England since December 2004. Northern Rail's owner was Serco and Abellio. They run 287 trains to 529 stations. They own 456 of those stations.
12 December 2004 – 31 March 2016
|Main region(s)||North West, North East,|
Yorkshire and the Humber
|Other region(s)||East Midlands and Staffordshire|
|Stations called at||526|
|Route km operated||2,695.7|
|National Rail abbreviation||NT|
In 2016, Serco and Abellio lost the franchise to Arriva, who promised to buy new trains.
- "About Northern: Facts and Figures". Archived from the original on 7 March 2016. Retrieved 14 March 2016.
- "Arriva chosen to run and expand Northern franchise from next year".