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SMART’s submission to ORR timetabling enquiry

The following was prepared by SMART to feed into Railfuture Yorkshire’s response to the Office of Rail and Road’s timetabling enquiry:   Rail user feedback on timetabling issues Your organisation: Slaithwaite & Marsden Action on Rail Transport Train company (delete … Continue reading

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“Why under-fire rail boss needs to take a trip to meet his customers. Here’s the invite”

Tom Richmond: Why under-fire rail boss needs to take a trip to meet his customers. Here’s the invite [from the Yorkshire Post, Saturday 11 August 2018] The managing director of troubled train operator TransPennine Express, Leo Goodwin, has now broken … Continue reading

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“Rail’s own Chuckle Brothers are having a laugh – at us”

Thanks to Tom Richmond and the Yorkshire Post for continuing to highlight the farce that our train service has become. Tom Richmond: Rail’s own Chuckle Brothers are having a laugh – at us [from the Yorkshire Post, 9th August 2018] … Continue reading

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Looking to the future – improving the timetable

Whilst all the focus at the moment is on the failure to operate a service which resembles the published new timetable , with its large number of cancellations, part-cancellations and poor punctuality, there’s still a need to look beyond the … Continue reading

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