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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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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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