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Northern Strike Days, 19th, 21st & 23rd June

Next strike days on Northern Rail now announced as Tuesday 19th, Thursday 21st & Saturday 23rd June. TPEs trains should be unaffected, but the small number of peak hour weekday extras run by Northern may be, and connecting services between … Continue reading

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Lateness and Cancellation Data, First Two Weeks Of New Timetable

Here’s a spreadsheet showing the late running, cancellations and part-cancellations at Slaithwaite and Marsden over the first two weeks of the new timetable. Red is cancellations, and there’s quite a bit of that. Blue is part cancellations, in the form … Continue reading

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Northern Rail’s emergency timetable

Following the New Timetable Debacle, Northern Rail has come up with a recovery plan which involves planned cancellations of upwards of 150 trains per day. No trains which call at Slaithwaite or Marsden are affected. During the daytime between the … Continue reading

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“Too little too late … the trains are still horrendous near Huddersfield”

“Too little too late … the trains are still horrendous near Huddersfield” [From the Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 31 May 2018] A train firm’s apology for its disastrous performance over the past two weeks, is “too little, too late”, a rail … Continue reading

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