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“Is seven-mile Marsden to Greenfield train journey still the most expensive in the UK?”

[from the Huddersfield Daily Examiner,Thursday 15th January 2015] Passengers on one of Britain’s most expensive rail routes are calling for a fairer pricing system. At £5.90 (84p per mile) a seven-mile single trans-Pennine trip from Greenfield to Marsden is still … Continue reading

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“As the number of rail passengers goes up in Huddersfield, so will the cost of a train”

Fares going up for the second time this year. It’s a bit naughty for the government to claim the credit for removing the “fares flex”, when they introduced it in the first place, but SMART welcomes the fact that they have … Continue reading

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“RMT launches new wave of rail protests across the North”

[Press release from the RMT union, 2 September 2014] As part of the on-going RMT campaign against cuts to jobs and services, bound up in the Government’s proposals for the future of the Northern and Trans-Pennine Express franchises, the union is … Continue reading

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“Campaigners condemn rail fare rise of 3.5 per cent”

Campaigners condemn rail fare rise of 3.5 per cent Campaign for Better Transport has condemned rail fare rises of 3.5 per cent, which will come into effect in January next year. Martin Abrams, Public Transport Campaigner, Campaign for Better Transport … Continue reading

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