Category Archives: timetable changes

Timetable changes, 9th December

Stakeholder update from TPE (below, in italics) regarding the timetable changes from 9th December. Whilst we don’t always agree with TPE, this seems like a reasonable summary. The number of cancellations has gone right down (average weekly number of cancellations … Continue reading

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New Timetable from 9th December 2018

New timetables now online at https://be803fe5c416e39d38ae-aa21086260d3bd4e072d597fe09c2e80.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/images/timetables/2018-11/december-may/Northern-25-web-1018-28pp.pdf and https://www.tpexpress.co.uk/travel-updates/timetables The main changes are that the Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds stopping service (the one that calls at Greenfield  and Marsden) is to be split into a Manchester Piccadilly to Huddersfield service (which … Continue reading

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Mark Wylie: “Welcome to TransPennine Express – a passenger’s long wait for a semi-reliable service”

Mark Wylie: Welcome to TransPennine Express – a passenger’s long wait for a semi-reliable service [from the Yorkshire Post, 10 October 2018] I have been commuting from West Yorkshire to Manchester for over 25 years. For the past three years, … Continue reading

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A reminder of what Transpennine said before the timetable change

A letter from Leo Goodwin, Managing Director of TPE, to Andy Burnham before the timetable change. So, of the claims made: faster journey times to Manchester – only on the rare occasions when trains are running to time and not … Continue reading

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