Category Archives: Northern Rail

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“Change needs to come…more quickly than the trains”

“TPEs head of communications says there‚Äôs no need for MD Leo Goodwin to meet residents of Marsden and Slaithwaite who have endured hundreds of trains being delayed or cancelled since May, because its staff have good relations with the community.” … Continue reading

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Some statistics on cancellations since the timetable change

Number of cancellations or part-cancellations of trains serving Slaithwaite and Marsden 20th May to 7th August (2pm) 453 of which Northern services 17 of which TPE services 436 of which full cancellations 252 of which started/terminated at Stalybridge 201 As … Continue reading

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“Learning the lessons from a summer of Northern rail chaos”: a report by the Northern Powerhouse Partnership

A report published today (30th July) by the Northern Powerhouse Partnership analyses the disruption that has occurred since the May timetable change. It’s interesting to note – and long overdue – that TPE are criticised for a level of service … Continue reading

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Northern Strike Days, 19th, 21st & 23rd June

Next strike days on Northern Rail now announced as Tuesday 19th, Thursday 21st & Saturday 23rd June. TPEs trains should be unaffected, but the small number of peak hour weekday extras run by Northern may be, and connecting services between … Continue reading

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