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“Train staff turn catwalk models as Northern unveils new-look uniforms”

“Train staff turn catwalk models as Northern unveils new-look uniforms” [from the Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 22nd September 2017] Its not just our local trains getting a fresher look – it’s the uniforms too   Trains operator Northern swapped the rail … Continue reading

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“Government invests in northern digital railway plans to improve trans-Pennine journeys”

Only a cynic would suggest that the main or even sole purpose of this press release is to deflect attention from all the broken promises about investment. [Department for Transport press release, published 22 September 2017] “TransPennine route will be the … Continue reading

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SMART meeting, 20th September

The next SMART meeting  will be taking place at 19:00 on Wednesday 20th September 2017 at Slaithwaite Civic Hall Agenda will include feedback and responses from TPE  & Northern consultations on the May 2018 timetable, and report back on meeting … Continue reading

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Hammond interview: ‘Northern Powerhouse is a 30 year task’

At last – a government minister who has recognised that it’s not ok to make local train services worse in order to provide faster journey times from city centre to city centre. Hammond interview: ‘Northern Powerhouse is a 30 year … Continue reading

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