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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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“Hornby Rail Replacement Bus Set”

Hornby celebrates Greater Anglia franchise with Rail Replacement Bus Set From the Suffolk Gazette, October 18, 2016   EXCLUSIVE By Casey Jones, Railways Correspondent Model railway giant Hornby has celebrated Greater Anglia’s franchise win with a special Rail Replacement Bus Set. … Continue reading

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How things used to be, 32 years ago

Found, whilst clearing out a house in Stalybridge, a timetable from 1983. Things have changed a bit since then, mostly for the better.

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