Category Archives: Christmas Travel

The Christmas Eve debacle

Those of you who travelled, or attempted to travel, on Christmas Eve this year may have noticed that half our trains were cancelled. Christmas Eve this year was on a Sunday. Apparently there were 73 cancellations on Northern Rail, plus … Continue reading

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Closure of Manchester Victoria station, Friday 27th December to 1st January – alternative arrangements

There will be no trains into Victoria from Friday 27th to Wednesday 1st. The main work being carried out is the lowering of track underneath Cheetham Hill Road bridge, which is at the eastern end of Victoria station, in preparation … Continue reading

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“Councillor hits out at rail line closure”

[from the Oldham Chronicle, 7th June 2013] Trains to be replaced by buses in run-up to Christmas Northern Rail is planning to close part of the busy line through Greenfield to Manchester Victoria over seven weekends in the run-up to … Continue reading

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Christmas Travel in West Yorkshire

SMART, like other user groups received the following e-mail from David Stopher at metro this afternoon, November 12 2009 Hi All Here are the detailed train service arrangements for the West Yorkshire area over the Christmas and New Year holiday … Continue reading

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