Category Archives: Marsden

A Month In, And It’s Still No Better

The timetable debacle (and just for the record it needs to be said that the service provided by TPE has been and still is every bit as bad as Northern) is a failure of management on a colossal scale. We … Continue reading

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Marsden Platform 2

When SMART was consulted about the timetable changes we specifically asked whether westbound trains would be using platform two. It hadn’t been in the information supplied by the train companies, but we had been tipped off by a railway industry … Continue reading

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Lateness and Cancellation Data, First Two Weeks Of New Timetable

Here’s a spreadsheet showing the late running, cancellations and part-cancellations at Slaithwaite and Marsden over the first two weeks of the new timetable. Red is cancellations, and there’s quite a bit of that. Blue is part cancellations, in the form … Continue reading

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“Too little too late … the trains are still horrendous near Huddersfield”

“Too little too late … the trains are still horrendous near Huddersfield” [From the Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 31 May 2018] A train firm’s apology for its disastrous performance over the past two weeks, is “too little, too late”, a rail … Continue reading

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