TWEM News releases
TravelWatch East Midlands
Note: Most of these are in .PDF formats
20/3/2010 News release from TWEM. Lord Adonis' High Speed Rail gets "maybe two cheers" say's TravelWatch East Midlands.
19/5/2009 News release from TWEM. TravelWatch East Midlands is concerned that passengers are being let down by late notice of bank holiday rail disruption.
30/4/2009 News release from TWEM. TravelWatch East Midlands welcomes the opening of a 2nd new rail station in our region, this year with the introduction of a regular hourly service from Corby to London and a daily train from Melton Mowbray.
23/2/2009 News release from TWEM. Rail Fares not Fair to East Midlands. TravelWatch East Midlands is disappointed that passengers in the East Midlands are less satisfied that their fares offer value for money than any outside the London commuter belt and East Anglia, while East Midlands Trains has the lowest rating of any long distance operator.
14/11/2008 News release from TWEM. Major Conference to be hosted
by TravelWatch East Midlands. Keynote industry figures to address this influencial gathering on 18th November 2008.
01/05/2008 News release from TWEM. Call
to address passenger dissatisfaction with the East Midlands Trains
Liverpool-Nottingham-Norwich rail route.
07/04/2008 News release. "Accessing the Railway", a new in-depth report by TWEM.
19/10/2007 News release from TWEM. Minister confirms support for local initiatives to tackle congestion and praises TravelWatch following our successful "Charging or Choice?" conference.
09/10/2007 News release from TravelWatch EM on our forthcoming "Charging or Choice?" conference.
26/06/2007 News release by TravelWatch EM on the new East Midlands franchise award.
01/03/2007 News release. TravelWatch EM urges local MPs to maintain Newsure for better rail
services in the East Midlands.
28/11/2006 News release on Jan 2007 Fare adjustments
01/05/2006 News release. Give us reliable trains and
joined-up services, say East Midlands passengers
10/04/2006 News release
TWEM welcomes Network Rail investment plan but calls for greater
urgency in delivery
release EMPTUF welcomes new Airport Bus-links.
18/01/2006 News release franchising survey
09/09/2005 News release
first EMPTUF public meeting