Category Archives: Transpennine

useful information about Transpennine, Manchester to Leeds

Someone else isn’t happy about the timetable changes

Someone else isn’t happy about the timetable changes from May 2018. Hull Chamber of Commerce are unhappy about the extended journey time between Manchester and Hull which will result from stopping it at ten intermediate stations instead of the current … Continue reading

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An Old Timetable, from 1991

Here’s an old timetable, from 1991. It’s interesting to make a comparison with the proposed timetable to take effect from May 2018. What’s clear is that any commuters from Marsden and (especially) Slaithwaite in the Manchester direction will suffer a … Continue reading

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May 2018 timetable changes

Since there has been an article in the Huddersfield Examiner recently, which focuses almost entirely on the removal of a direct service between Marsden & Slaithwaite, somewhat missing most of the points about the new timetable, it’s appropriate to list … Continue reading

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Bus replacement, Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st January

As part of a major resignalling upgrade, no trains will be running through Huddersfield this weekend, 20th & 21st January. https://www.networkrailmediacentre.co.uk/news/latest-stage-of-signalling-upgrade-in-west-yorkshire-fast-approaching Bus replacement between Huddersfield and Stalybridge, link to timetable is https://be803fe5c416e39d38ae-aa21086260d3bd4e072d597fe09c2e80.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/images/timetables/2018-01/week-43/w4301a.pdf Travel onward from Huddersfield will also be by … Continue reading

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