Category Archives: Transpennine Route Upgrade

Engineering Works and Bus Replacement, 10th & 11th September

TPE will be running a bus replacement service both directions between Manchester Piccadilly and Huddersfield, also calling at Stalybridge, Mossley, Greenfield, Marsden, Slaithwaite. Additionally, TPE will be running a shuttle bus service between Manchester Piccadilly and Stalybridge, and Northern will … Continue reading

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“Transport Secretary more than trebles investment for rail in the north to over £9 billion”

Pardon just a tiny bit of cynicism on our part. The North Transpennine route was acknowledged as being full in 1999. Railtrack (as was) produced glossy brochures of what they would do to increase capacity, and handed out those brochures … Continue reading

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National Audit Office Report 20/07/2022 – The Transpennine Route Upgrade Programme

“The Transpennine Route Upgrade Programme has had a difficult start, with the Department taking more than a decade to agree a scope. As a result, passengers will have to deal with delays and overcrowding on a route that is at … Continue reading

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Transpennine Route Upgrade – Northern Agenda podcast with Network Rail 18/07/2022

Northern Agenda podcast featuring a lengthy interview with Rob McIntosh, Managing Director Eastern Region of Network Rail, on the subject of the Transpennine Route Upgrade. First 19 minutes of podcast. Although Northern Agenda is published by Reach plc, the company … Continue reading

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