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Travelling from Slaithwaite to Sheffield?

The new timetable changes are creating some fare anomalies. Anyone travelling from Slaithwaite to Barnsley or Sheffield would, until the timetable change, have changed at Huddersfield on to a Penistone line train. Off-peak return cost to Sheffield £10.60. National Rail’s … Continue reading

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Happy New Year on the Railways

Another new year, another fare increase. It’s 3.4% on average, although there is quite a bit of variation within that. Individual fares may increase by more or less than that. Only a cynic would suggest that it’s fares on busy … Continue reading

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“The biggest rail fare price hike in five years has been announced”

The biggest rail fare price hike in five years has been announced – this is how it affects Greater Manchester commuters “Why are we paying so much for overcrowded trains in the north?” ask campaigners [from the Manchester Evening News, … Continue reading

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“Is seven-mile Marsden to Greenfield train journey still the most expensive in the UK?”

[from the Huddersfield Daily Examiner,Thursday 15th January 2015] Passengers on one of Britain’s most expensive rail routes are calling for a fairer pricing system. At £5.90 (84p per mile) a seven-mile single trans-Pennine trip from Greenfield to Marsden is still … Continue reading

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