Northern Electrics was a brand that offered electrified railways from Liverpool to Manchester.  These rail franchise agreements are published in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Franchise agreements are published by the Secretary of State in accordance with the exceptions authorized by the Freedom of Information Act 2000. For more information on the transfer, visit the website www.northern.olrholdings.co.uk In compliance with the common copy franchise agreement, the public registry franchise agreement has been updated, with two exceptions, to paragraph 75.2 previously published from the first part to Calendar 6.1. A new version of the downloaded franchise agreement, which contains an amendment to Schedule 6.1`s Section 57 contract, which now stipulates that in each of the second, third and fourth years of franchise, Northern will incur expenses of 100 t00 tonnes instead of the first three due to the expected interruptions. In December 2015, the Department for Transport (DfT) Arriva contracted the Northern franchise. It began in April 2016 and was scheduled to run until March 2025.   Northern Rail was an English rail company owned by Serco-Abellio, which operated the Northern Rail franchise from 2004 to 2016. It was the main train operator in the north of England and operated most of the stations of all railway companies in the United Kingdom. Northern Rail was replaced by Arriva Rail North on April 1, 2016.
“I would like to commend the hard work of Northern`s 6,000-strong team, which over the past four years has worked tirelessly to improve local rail transport in the North, sometimes in extremely difficult conditions. On July 1, 2004, the Strategic Rail Authority awarded the franchise to Serco-NedRailways and defeated the Trade Group.    The deductible was awarded for six years and nine months, with a two-year extension subject to performance objectives. On December 9, 2015, it was announced that Arriva, which acts as Arriva Rail North, was receiving a new franchise that will run from April 1, 2016 to March 2025.    “I am convinced that through the determination and hard work of the Northern Railway team, they have helped lay a solid foundation for future network improvement.” These documents are part of the public register of franchise agreements. Please email requests for franchise agreements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Northern Rail was voted public transport company of the year at the 2007 National Transport Awards and was recognized by jurors for attracting 20% more passengers since 2004.  In announcing the franchise extension, Northern Rail stated that it had improved punctuality from 83.7% in the 12 months to December 2004 to 91.6% in the twelve months to May 2010, meaning that approximately 200 more trains per day were on time than in 2004.
 In 2000, the Strategic Rail Authority announced plans to reorganize the North West Regional Railways and Regional Railways North East of First North Western and Arrivas Northern.