Category Archives: Christmas Travel

Christmas and New Year changes

A reminder that times and service patterns change over the Christmas and New Year period. In particular, the train service on Christmas Eve is curtailed in mid-evening, and there are no trains on either Christmas Day or Boxing Day. Rather … Continue reading

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Christmas carollers set rail delay woes to song

TPE-themed Christmas songs, as sung by Friends of Mossley Station https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-manchester-46653553/christmas-carollers-set-rail-delay-woes-to-song

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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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