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December 2018 Timetable Change, One Month On

It’s seven weeks into the new timetable, and time to assess what difference it has made. Punctuality is still not brilliant, but there’s been a big improvement in reliability, with the number of cancellations & part-cancellations per week (at Slaithwaite … Continue reading

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Accessibility Update – Marsden Station

Accessibility at Marsden station has been raised with the Secretary of State both by Thelma Walker MP and by Cllr Donna Bellamy. Until May 2018, most westbound trains used platform 3, with level access. From 20th May 2018, most eastbound … Continue reading

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Discussions about the December 2019 timetable

The following is taken from West Yorkshire Combined Authority Transport Committee’s agenda papers for 11th January, and specifically from WYCA’s formal consultation response on the proposed December 2019 timetable. 2. Local services between Leeds and Manchester As you will be … Continue reading

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ITV Tonight Programme “Trouble on the Tracks”

To be broadcast tonight, 17th January, 7.30 on ITV. Will include filming done on 15th November of the passenger experience in the morning peak from Slaithwaite & Mossley into Manchester. There may be some familiar faces.

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