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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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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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Timetable changes, 9th December

Stakeholder update from TPE (below, in italics) regarding the timetable changes from 9th December. Whilst we don’t always agree with TPE, this seems like a reasonable summary. The number of cancellations has gone right down (average weekly number of cancellations … Continue reading

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