Tyne Valley Rail Users' Group

Tyne Valley Line

Rail Users' Group

Pacer at Bardon Mill

The members of the Tyne Valley Line Rail Users’ Group have an interest in the rail service that runs from Newcastle to Carlisle. Some are regular rail users, some occasional users – would-be users and others, such as Parish Councils, have an interest on behalf of their communities. The group was formed in March 2000 with the twin aims of improving the service offered to passengers along the line and encouraging rail travel.

The group lobbies the train operating company (currently Northern Rail), the Department for Transport, Passenger Focus, Northumberland County Council, Cumbria County Council, Tyne Valley Community Rail Partnership and others on all public transport issues.

Your Views.............

I would use the train if.....
I would use the train but ...
I use the train, but .....

Let us know your views. TVRUG want to ensure a better deal for passengers. Send your comments to the TVRUG Secretary, Julie Gibbon, via our feedback form.

Our successes to date include more trains stopping at Prudhoe, Haydon Bridge, Brampton, Wetheral and the first train to Newcastle now stops at the Metro Centre. We have enabled music trains, Santa on the train and improved publicity of ticket types. We continue to campaign, amongst other things, for more trains to stop at Bardon Mill, Brampton and Wetheral and for improved rolling stock. In addition we regularly keep Northern informed of what it is really like to be one of their passengers.

Do you want an improved rail service on the Tyne Valley Line between Newcastle and Carlisle?.............


Then join the TVRUG for just £5 per year.

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