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Mark Wylie: “Welcome to TransPennine Express – a passenger’s long wait for a semi-reliable service”

Mark Wylie: Welcome to TransPennine Express – a passenger’s long wait for a semi-reliable service [from the Yorkshire Post, 10 October 2018] I have been commuting from West Yorkshire to Manchester for over 25 years. For the past three years, … Continue reading

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A reminder of what Transpennine said before the timetable change

A letter from Leo Goodwin, Managing Director of TPE, to Andy Burnham before the timetable change. So, of the claims made: faster journey times to Manchester – only on the rare occasions when trains are running to time and not … Continue reading

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Office Of Rail And Road: Independent Inquiry Into (Some Of) The Timetable Disruption In May 2018

We hesitate to mention this, as it’s a report into the timetable debacle which somehow manages to avoid any analysis of TPEs part in it, and doesn’t manage to mention the impact on our stations until the end of the … Continue reading

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“Transport for the North Board takes decisive action on the future of the North’s railways”

We don’t want “the same frequency of local trains” at the end of 5 years of disruption. We want two trains per hour throughout the day. That’s the same as anywhere else in the Manchester and Leeds travel to work … Continue reading

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