As we all know, the number of people travelling by train has dropped massively during the pandemic, with the guidance to work from home where possible and even at the beginning warnings to travel by public transport at all. However over the last few weeks, things have started to open up again, Northern’s official message […]
If you haven’t been to Shipley station recently, you won’t aware that they are currently some improvements taking place. After campaigning from Shipley station adopter Bob Watson, new public toilets off Platform 5 are progressing. He recently visited the station and he says ‘It looks as though they should be able to be opened quite […]
If you’re a AVRUG or FoAL member then you should be getting the latest edition of our AIRE LINES newsletter through the post any day. In this issue – In Times of Covid-19 – where does our railway go from here. How have our trains been running? Passenger Numbers and Overcrowding after Covid-19 Speeding up […]
If you haven’t been to Leeds station for a while, then this is what you’ve missed. Work continues on the construction of the new Platform 0, and currently a temporary Platform 1 is in use. According to Network Rail the new platform will open in early 2021
With Northerns essential travel and key worker timetable reducing services in the East Region by almost 50%, it is natural that less trains are used. Whilst their engineering team are using this time to enhance current fleet, their set of 144 units, which were due to retire in the May timetable change, have gone into […]
You may have noticed that there is quite a bit of engineering work going on at the side of Platform 1 at Leeds station. Between Christmas and New Year that work will increase and it will have a major effect on services on the Airedale line. Major works will take place at Leeds station over […]
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