Category Archives: timetable changes

Someone else isn’t happy about the timetable changes

Someone else isn’t happy about the timetable changes from May 2018. Hull Chamber of Commerce are unhappy about the extended journey time between Manchester and Hull which will result from stopping it at ten intermediate stations instead of the current … Continue reading

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An Old Timetable, from 1991

Here’s an old timetable, from 1991. It’s interesting to make a comparison with the proposed timetable to take effect from May 2018. What’s clear is that any commuters from Marsden and (especially) Slaithwaite in the Manchester direction will suffer a … Continue reading

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May 2018 timetable changes

Since there has been an article in the Huddersfield Examiner recently, which focuses almost entirely on the removal of a direct service between Marsden & Slaithwaite, somewhat missing most of the points about the new timetable, it’s appropriate to list … Continue reading

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“Rail operators promise big improvements for West Yorkshire in 2018”

Not sure that reducing the peak hour service at Marsden and Slaithwaite to satisfy a silly obsession with running lots of short trains between Leeds and Manchester counts as one of the improvements. [Article from the Yorkshire Evening Post,  30 … Continue reading

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