Chloe Nicol, 37, from Castleford, Yorkshire, said: "I think the trains are excellent as they are. We came on the train on Tuesday and didn't have any problems, and we use it most of the time. On Mondays and Tuesdays we get the train into Pontefract, and since we have a disabled pass it doesn't cost a lot of money. "We find they are pretty reliable. I know they delay them sometimes because of the weather, but that's understandable."

Blackpool North train station passengers to react to new Great British Railways public body

Passengers at Blackpool North train station reacted to the news that control of trains and track will be brought under a new public sector body called Great British Railways as part of sweeping reforms.

Thursday, 20th May 2021, 11:12 am
Updated Thursday, 20th May 2021, 11:14 am

The organisation will own and manage rail infrastructure, issue contracts to private firms to run trains, set most fares and timetables, and sell tickets.It will absorb Network Rail in a bid to end the current “blame-game system” between train and track operations when disruption occurs.

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