Category Archives: Campaigning

Christmas carollers set rail delay woes to song

TPE-themed Christmas songs, as sung by Friends of Mossley Station

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SHRUG meeting with Chris Grayling, 5th December 2018

Representatives of Local Rail User Groups on the Manchester to Huddersfield line met with Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport and Andrew Jones, Rail Minister and MP for Harrogate at a meeting in the House of Commons on Wednesday … Continue reading

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“Where’s the TransPennine Express boss? His train service is so bad that commuters miss the old Pacers”

Thanks to Tom Richmond and the Yorkshire Post for being the first, and so far the only, regional newspaper to highlight what an appalling service TransPennine have provided at our stations since the timetable change. Tom Richmond: Where’s the TransPennine … Continue reading

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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, and timetables will be available on the First TransPennine website from 16th April. TransPennine have now (12th April) … Continue reading

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