Category Archives: Slaithwaite

Every Time You Think It Can’t Get Any Worse – The Sequel

Now that we are six months into the new timetable, it’s worth looking at how it has worked, and whether there has been any discernible improvement. TPE would argue that there has been some improvement, but in saying that they … Continue reading

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“Over 900 cancelled trains in six months for Colne Valley communities”

We had hesitated before publishing this on our website, because we were uncomfortable about describing TPE as “sacrificing” passengers at our stations. Since TPE have effectively confirmed in the Manchester Evening News (30/11/2018), we no longer have any doubts so … Continue reading

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The Worst in the Entire Country

There’s a website www.ontimetrains.co.uk which ranks stations by a performance score, which is calculated based on service punctuality and cancellation frequency. So, on the list of worst of all 2,615 stations in Great Britain for punctuality and cancellations, taken over the past … 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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