Category Archives: SHRUG

Stalybridge to Huddersfield Rail Users’ Group

SHRUG meeting with Greater Manchester Mayor

On the 19th December members of SMART and SHRUG met Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham to discuss our concerns, fears and ideas around the May 2018 timetable and beyond. It was a very worthwhile and productive meeting and Andy … Continue reading

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Proposed timetable changes from May 2018

TPE and Northern have shared their initial proposals for timetables with us but it’s been done on the basis that it is not widely disseminated, and not used for publicity and campaigning purposes. It’s for this reason that we have … Continue reading

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Re-franchising of Northern and TransPennine Express – Invitation to Tender published

The Department for Transport has now published their requirements for the Northern and TransPennine Express franchises in the form of Invitations To Tender. They have also published a Stakeholder Briefing Document, which summarises the responses received to the consultation and … Continue reading

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Meeting with Northern Rail’s new client and stakeholder manager, Tuesday 23rd July

Don Jary, who is Northern Rail’s new Client and Stakeholder Manager (West), replacing the recently-retired Mark Barker, has agreed to attend a SHRUG (Stalybridge to Huddersfield Rail Users’ Group) meeting on 23rd July.   The meeting will take place at … Continue reading

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