Category Archives: Campaigning

A sort of promise, as yet undated

Exchanges in Prime Minister’s Questions, 08/07/2015, on the subject of the “paused” Trans-Pennine electrification Q4. [900819]Jonathan Reynolds (Stalybridge and Hyde) (Lab/Co-op): The decision to pause indefinitely the electrification of the TransPennine rail line through Stalybridge and Mossley means that my … Continue reading

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“Rail campaigners all get on board with new Colne Valley transport group”

http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/local-news/rail-campaigners-board-new-colne-7671967 [from the Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 26th August 2014] Colne Valley rail campaigners have all got on board with the creation of a new, bumper transport group. Members of Friends of Slaithwaite Station, SMART, Golcar Longwood and Milnsbridge Transport Campaign … Continue reading

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“Rail Group Claim Success”

The Stalybridge to Huddersfield Rail Users’ Group (SHRUG) was formed in 2010. It includes SMART, Friends of Mossley Station and Greenfield Rail Action Group. The main aim of the large group has been and remains 2 trains per hour along … Continue reading

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SHRUG meeting with Transport for Greater Manchester

Members of SHRUG representatives met with officers from TfGM and Metro on 19th March 2013, as a follow-up to a previous meeting in September 2012. Items discussed included Northern Hub timescales Electrification Work Planning for Future Service Patterns from 2016-18 … Continue reading

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