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Northern rail: Government takes over after chaos

The government says it wants to give people in northern England "more powers over their railways" as it starts running services previously operated by Arriva Rail North.

The takeover was announced in January following widespread commuter chaos.

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham will be among a panel of northern political leaders who will advise the government's operation.

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said there would be "no quick fix".

Passengers have experienced regular delays and cancellations since a timetable change in May 2018. They also faced strikes and an ageing fleet of trains.

German firm Arriva, which had been due to run Northern services until 2025, previously said problems had been largely due to "external factors" such as infrastructure.

A Department for Transport spokeswoman said tackling overcrowding would be a priority, with "new technology being trialled to identify crowding pinch points".

The government also said:
  • Work will continue to extend platforms at 30 stations to allow for longer trains.
  • A major deep-cleaning program has started on carriages.
  • More electric trains will be introduced across the Northern network next year.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-51678762
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Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.
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Ahem.

Meanwhile, back in T3h Attic of Doom™, work progresses. I'm now out of timber and getting any more at the moment would require jumping through hoops, so I'll just paint what I've done.

And, if anyone was wondering if the mirrored insulation I've used is effective, I can confirm that it is. Very. It's toast up there.

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Is that where you bring them AC? Where is the duct tape?
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The duct tape is all over the hookers who're bricked up in the cellar.

They start to smell too soon in the attic.
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I see it's hosted on a whole channel full of Pakistan rail fan videos. :)
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asthmatic camel wrote: Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:42 am Ahem.

Meanwhile, back in T3h Attic of Doom™, work progresses. I'm now out of timber and getting any more at the moment would require jumping through hoops, so I'll just paint what I've done.

And, if anyone was wondering if the mirrored insulation I've used is effective, I can confirm that it is. Very. It's toast up there.

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Something occurred to me. You need to provide some ventilation in there or dehumidification.

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