Category Archives: SHRUG

Stalybridge to Huddersfield Rail Users’ Group

Upgrades across Pennines needed now (no use waiting decades for high speed)

[Press release issued by Halifax & District Rail Action Group, on behalf of Stalybridge to Huddersfield Rail Users’ Group (SHRUG) and others. SMART is part (one third, to be precise) of SHRUG)] Campaigners in West Yorkshire are extremely concerned about … Continue reading

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SHRUG meeting with Chris Grayling, 5th December 2018

Representatives of Local Rail User Groups on the Manchester to Huddersfield line met with Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport and Andrew Jones, Rail Minister and MP for Harrogate at a meeting in the House of Commons on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Public meeting about timetable changes, 16th May, Mossley

Public meeting, arranged jointly by Friends of Mossley Station and Greenfield Rail Action Group, to be held at 7.30 on Wednesday 16th May, at George Lawton Hall, Stamford Street, Mossley OL5 0HR.

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Confirmation of new timetable from 20th May 2018

The new timetable from May 2018 has now been finalised. Times of trains can be found in the journey planner on, and timetables will be available on the First TransPennine website from 16th April. TransPennine have now (12th April) … Continue reading

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