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Meeting with Andy Burnham, 10th April 2019

Useful meeting with Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham on 10/04/2019. He’s not in charge of the railways. No one is in charge of the railways. There are just people and organisations that have influence or control of certain aspects of … Continue reading

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“Key project to improve accessibility at Marsden station successfully completed”

[Network Rail press release, Friday 5 Apr 2019] Network Rail, working in partnership with Northern and TransPennine Express, has successfully completed a vital project at Marsden railway station which will make alighting and boarding trains calling at platform two much easier. … Continue reading

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“Rail bosses’ £3.8m war chest from unspent fund to compensate passengers in North after timetable chaos”

Rail bosses’ £3.8m war chest from unspent fund to compensate passengers in North after timetable chaos [from the Yorkshire Post, 8th March 2019] Transport bosses are to hand out £3.5m in free tickets and discounted fares to compensate rail passengers … Continue reading

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Timetable alterations Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd March 2019

Timetable alterations Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd March From approx 1630 on Saturday and all day on Sunday there will be a revised timetable in operation between Leeds and Huddersfield, Manchester stations and Liverpool.Coaches will replace local train services between … Continue reading

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