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    Transpennine Route Upgrade and Electrification updates, CP6

    TFN are already talking about integration of HS2 with NPR. I disagree with Bald Rick about "at least" 20 years. I'm more optimistic and think mid 2030s if COVID hasn't changed the picture. But even that is 15 years away so I will be 65 before it opens
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    Halifax revamp moves a step closer

    I thought Network Rail had deemed the 3rd platform to not be necessary for the forseeable future and the current plans would still leave a 2 platform station?
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    Waverley To Edinburgh Airport

    Believe there is also a tram service from St Andrews Square to Edinburgh Airport tram stop
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    Trivia: Stations at which services go to the same destination from different platforms

    Halifax to Leeds . Most services go from P2 via Bradford put there are am and pm peak services via Brighouse
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    Northern Rail timetables from the 14th of September 2020 until the 12th of December 2020

    The Huddersfield to Castleford service is showing on RTT. But only at 0803 and 1603 ex HUD
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    The Beginning of the end for the Robin Hood Line, or a new less frequent era?

    RTT at Mansfield on 15th Sept shows 2 per hour to Nottingham all day. Is that not correct?
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    Northern Rail timetables from the 14th of September 2020 until the 12th of December 2020

    RTT at Mansfield for 15th Sept shows 2 per hour all day (not evenings). Is that incorrect?
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    Northern Rail timetables from the 14th of September 2020 until the 12th of December 2020

    The Hull to Halifax service is back but Chester is still only 2 hourly through from Leeds
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    Trivia: Stations named after buildings.

    Fishguard Harbour Heysham Harbour Falls of Cruachan Loch Eil Outward Bound
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    Trivia: Stations named after buildings.

    Coventry Arena Stadium of Light (Metro) St James's (Metro)? Manchester Airport Gatwick Airport Covent Garden (LU) Bradford Interchange
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    Trains that pass thru but dont stop in a country

    Does rail serve Kaliningrad (the Russian enclave that I believe can only be reached from the rest of Russia by passing through Lithuania) ?
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    Trivia: Splitting big stations in to separately named bits

    London Bridge Thameslink and London Bridge Southeastern ?
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    Casualties of COVID - the emergency cuts of the 20s

    The limited service at Snaith and Rawcliffe is showing as reinstated from 14th Sept on RTT as is Ponte's 3 trains a day to Sheffield and York. Hope Rose Hill will join them in December
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    Temporary Closure for Rose Hill Marple

    No mention of extra stops in Glossop trains at Gorton or Fairfield or any kind of service for the Hyde area either
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    Trivia: Stations on our railway network which are closed but the platforms still exist.

    Rotherham Masbrough Brightside Attercliffe Are there any others in Yorkshire ?
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    What if herd immunity can't be reached with a vaccine, as too many refuse to have it?

    They are saying the threshold is 70-75%. Based on current official figures here in Calderdale just 0.4% of the whole population have tested positive for the virus (869 cases out of 211,000)
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    What if herd immunity can't be reached with a vaccine, as too many refuse to have it?

    Herd immunity will take decades. You need 50 million people in the UK to have had the virus. Without a vaccine we need to learn to live with the virus which means social distancing probably forever
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    Transpennine Route Upgrade and Electrification updates, CP6

    Between Leeds and Manchester. Via all routes. (and to allow the broken promises for enhancements from 2015 to be fixed)
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    Transpennine Route Upgrade and Electrification updates, CP6

    To be able to run extra trains you need to sort out the capacity constraint first.

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