I am confident that the review into the future of rail services, following the delays and cancellations on the East Coast and across the North after the introduction of the May timetable will lead to much needed improvements.
In a Westminster Hall debate on TransPennine rail travel and delays I appealed for more joined up thinking and a far more collaborative approach between Network Rail and the operators to resolve some of the long delays and cancellations experienced on the TransPennine Express from Manchester to S
I am very encouraged that the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, who I met today has confirmed that he is looking carefully at detailed proposals to provide a more accessible dispute resolution mechanism for small businesses with an independent Financial Services Tribunal.
I am deeply concerned that passengers using the TransPennine Express to and from Manchester, Leeds, York, Malton, Filey and Scarborough through my constituency are still experiencing serious delays and cancellations.
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