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Every Time You Think It Can’t Get Any Worse – The Sequel

Now that we are six months into the new timetable, it’s worth looking at how it has worked, and whether there has been any discernible improvement. TPE would argue that there has been some improvement, but in saying that they … Continue reading

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“The Manchester train commuters left in tears because they are being ‘sacrificed’ by TransPennine Express”

The Manchester train commuters left in tears because they are being ‘sacrificed’ by TransPennine Express Passengers have described a ‘lottery’ system between stations in Tameside and central Manchester [from the Manchester Evening News, 30 NOV 2018] Commuters are being ‘left … Continue reading

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“Over 900 cancelled trains in six months for Colne Valley communities”

We had hesitated before publishing this on our website, because we were uncomfortable about describing TPE as “sacrificing” passengers at our stations. Since TPE have effectively confirmed in the Manchester Evening News (30/11/2018), we no longer have any doubts so … Continue reading

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The Worst in the Entire Country

There’s a website www.ontimetrains.co.uk which ranks stations by a performance score, which is calculated based on service punctuality and cancellation frequency. So, on the list of worst of all 2,615 stations in Great Britain for punctuality and cancellations, taken over the past … Continue reading

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