Tag Archives: Northern Rail

New Franchisee from 1st April

As of 1st April, Northern Rail no longer have the franchise to provide our train services. The new franchisee is Arriva Rail North. In terms of ownership, what this means is that our trains are operated by a subsidiary of … Continue reading

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Engineering Works, Easter 2015 – Friday 3rd to Monday 6th April

Buses replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Ashton over the Easter weekend on Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th & Monday 6th. A revised timetable will be in operation with trains running between Huddersfield and Ashton only. http://www.northernrail.org/pdfs/trackworks/0110a_Huddersfield-Manchester.pdf Although the timetable shows … Continue reading

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Engineering works, Sundays 6th April to 4th May 2015

Buses replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge for the next 5 ┬áSundays (6th April to 4th May inclusive). A revised timetable will be in operation with trains running between Huddersfield and Stalybridge only. http://www.northernrail.org/pdfs/trackworks/0102a_Huddersfield-Manchester.pdf Although the timetable shows connecting … 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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