The mayors of Manchester and Sheffield have written to Northern Rail, demanding fares are cut on routes still using Pacers. The old trains, which are the body of a bus on rails, were due to be withdrawn by the end of the year but won't be because of a lack of replacements.
Solidarity with Northern Rail workers on strike over threats to remove guards and conductors, affecting passenger safety. We’ve seen crisis after crisis in Northern Rail. It must be brought into public hands, and run for passengers and staff, not private profit.
Great that 30k already signed. Be even better if we could get 100k by Northern Rail Summit on 23/8. Pse sign/share.