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Do you want to be a Grand Central station ambassador?

This Volunteers Week (1-7 June), Grand Central is calling on more volunteers to help it expand its ambassadors network.

The Grand Central Station Ambassador Programme was piloted in the North East at Hartlepool and Eaglescliffe stations before being launched in Brighouse in 2014. Now…

View more01 June 2018
Grand Central submits application to run additional services on its North East and West Riding routes

Grand Central train at Lincoln

  • More trains per day
  • Direct journey…
View more15 May 2018
Grand Central goes the extra mile for employee wellbeing

Mental Health At Work Infographic

Grand Central has announced its 2018-…

View more14 May 2018
Grand Central partners with international art prize

Anna Heinrich and Leon Palmer Strange Attractor

View more11 May 2018
Grand Central takes centre stage with unveiling of 'William Shakespeare' train

Grand Central 'William Shakespeare' train

To mark its announcement as…

View more23 April 2018
Grand Central celebrates first anniversary of direct trains to London from Low Moor station

Low Moor Station 1st Birthday

Grand Central Rail is celebrating the first…

View more09 April 2018
It's a hat trick for Grand Central and Huddersfield Town

Grand Central has renewed its status as official travel partner for Huddersfield Town Football Club and its Town Foundation for a third year running.

The partnership, which has been agreed for a further two years, says Sean English, Grand Central’s chief operating officer, makes…

View more05 April 2018
Grand Central saves Eaglescliffe ticket office

It’s not the end of the line for Eaglescliffe ticket office, thanks to innovative collaboration between Grand Central and Northern.

Last month, long-standing independent ticket retailer Chester-le-Track announced it would cease trading from Eaglescliffe station on March 31 because of a…

View more03 April 2018
Grand Central begins £9m Adelante train refurbishment

Refurbished Grand Central Trains

Grand Central today (29 March) gave…

View more29 March 2018