Tag Archives: TfGM

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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SHRUG meeting with Transport for Greater Manchester

Members of SHRUG representatives met with officers from TfGM and Metro on 19th March 2013, as a follow-up to a previous meeting in September 2012. Items discussed included Northern Hub timescales Electrification Work Planning for Future Service Patterns from 2016-18 … Continue reading

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