Category Archives: Campaigning

Confirmation of new timetable from 20th May 2018

The new timetable from May 2018 has now been finalised. Times of trains can be found in the journey planner on www.nationalrail.co.uk, and timetables will be available on the First TransPennine website from 16th April. TransPennine have now (12th April) … Continue reading

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Public Meeting About Timetable Changes, Wednesday 9th May

7.30pm, Marsden Parochial Hall, Clough Lea, Marsden HD7 4DN (to the side of the parish church). UPDATE, 26/04/2018. Now announced as strike day on Northern,but our meeting will go ahead as planned. If unable to attend, there’s another public meeting … 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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SHRUG meeting with Greater Manchester Mayor

On the 19th December members of SMART and SHRUG met Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham to discuss our concerns, fears and ideas around the May 2018 timetable and beyond. It was a very worthwhile and productive meeting and Andy … Continue reading

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