Category Archives: Transpennine

useful information about Transpennine, Manchester to Leeds

“Rail bosses’ £3.8m war chest from unspent fund to compensate passengers in North after timetable chaos”

Rail bosses’ £3.8m war chest from unspent fund to compensate passengers in North after timetable chaos [from the Yorkshire Post, 8th March 2019] Transport bosses are to hand out £3.5m in free tickets and discounted fares to compensate rail passengers … Continue reading

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Timetable alterations Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd March 2019

Timetable alterations Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd March From approx 1630 on Saturday and all day on Sunday there will be a revised timetable in operation between Leeds and Huddersfield, Manchester stations and Liverpool.Coaches will replace local train services between … Continue reading

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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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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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