Tag Archives: Slaithwaite

A Month In, And It’s Still No Better

The timetable debacle (and just for the record it needs to be said that the service provided by TPE has been and still is every bit as bad as Northern) is a failure of management on a colossal scale. We … 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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“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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New Timetable, ten days in

So, ten days of the new timetable, and it was to be hoped that it would have settled down by now, and that TPE and Northern would be operating a service similar to the one in the published timetable. It … Continue reading

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