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Britain's Unreliable Railways - Transpennine Express to Manchester Airport

ConsumerWatch / Travel & Holidays Nov 07, 2018 - 12:31 PM GMT

By: Anika_Walayat

ConsumerWatch

Strikes and power failures have become the norm for Britain's increasingly unreliable failing rail network as illustrated on a grand scale recently which saw the whole of the South East rail network being brought to a shuddering halt for over 6 hours leaving passengers scrambling for alternatives to reach their destinations on time, especially stressful for time critical appointments such as catching an airplane.

Therefore we were playing russian roulette in our choice to go by train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport to catch our easyjet flight to start our 10 day holiday in Turkey. We allowed plenty of time for the Transpennine Express to screw up, so what could go possible wrong? Find out in our latest video.


Britain's Unreliable Railways - Transpennine Express to Manchester Airport

Whilst the latest news out of Manchester Piccadilly is even worse! For as I write ALL of the trains have been cancelled replaced with hourly bus services due to a track defect. CANCELLED, CANCELLED, CANCELLED is the message that Britain's rail network passengers increasingly face. This from the country that invented the railways, now offering a substandard near third world unreliable rail services.

The bottom line is that Britain's railways are not reliable, so passengers need to allow enough time to reach their destinations through alternative transports, else suffer the consequences.

And ensure to subscribe to our youtube channel for new videos in this travel to / holidaying in Turkey series.

By Anika Walayat

http://www.walayatfamily.com

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