Tag Archives: TfGM

SHRUG meeting with Greater Manchester Mayor

On the 19th December members of SMART and SHRUG met Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham to discuss our concerns, fears and ideas around the May 2018 timetable and beyond. It was a very worthwhile and productive meeting and Andy … Continue reading

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A fare increase, by the back door, from 8th September

Restrictions on the validity of off-peak tickets are to be extended from 8th September. Off-peak tickets and West Yorkshire day rovers will no longer be valid between 4pm and 6.30pm on weekdays. The practical effect is for substantial fare increases for … Continue reading

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Closure of Manchester Victoria station, Friday 27th December to 1st January – alternative arrangements

There will be no trains into Victoria from Friday 27th to Wednesday 1st. The main work being carried out is the lowering of track underneath Cheetham Hill Road bridge, which is at the eastern end of Victoria station, in preparation … Continue reading

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“Rail Group Claim Success”

The Stalybridge to Huddersfield Rail Users’ Group (SHRUG) was formed in 2010. It includes SMART, Friends of Mossley Station and Greenfield Rail Action Group. The main aim of the large group has been and remains 2 trains per hour along … Continue reading

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