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“Transport for the North Board takes decisive action on the future of the North’s railways”

We don’t want “the same frequency of local trains” at the end of 5 years of disruption. We want two trains per hour throughout the day. That’s the same as anywhere else in the Manchester and Leeds travel to work … Continue reading

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Trans-Pennine rail £2.9bn upgrade will cause five years of route closures, longer journeys and less capacity

A letter from Network Rail to the Transport Secretary sets out some of the potential outcomes of the proposed Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU), and the potential disruption during a construction period of five years.  “Communities at Ravensthorpe, Mirfield, Batley, Dewsbury, … Continue reading

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