Train services between Hull and Bridlington set to be slashed

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Train services between Hull and Bridlington set to be slashed

Train services between Hull and Bridlington set to be slashed
2021-09-23 08:36:00
Train services between Hull and Bridlington are set to be substantially reduced later this year. The move by Northern Trains contrasts with a raft of service improvements elsewhere across its operating area. Under new timetable changes coming into force in December, passengers travelling between Leeds, York and Harrogate and Leeds, Sheffield and Lincoln will be able to enjoy additional services. For more stories related to transport click here. They are being introduced in an attempt to woo back commuters following the Covid-19 pandemic which has seen rail passengers numbers plummet. However, the service between Hull and Bridlington is to be reduced from two daytime trains per hour to just one apart from during some peak hours. Northern's evening services between Hull and Bridlington are also being reduced. Northern network rail services run in and of Hull (Image: Evening Gazette) The new-look timetable includes just four trains from Hull to Bridlington leaving the city after 6pm compared to the current eight. Only two of these new evening services will run through to Scarborough while the current 23.16 service between Hull and Beverley is being axed completely. As a result, the last train from Hull to Scarborough will be the 19.22 while the last train from Hull to Bridlington will depart at 22.16. For the latest headlines in your area enter your postcode below A report to the strategic transport body Transport for the North on the timetable changes highlights Northern's retention of an hourly daytime service between Hull and Scarborough. However, it says the Rail North Partnership, which manages the government-owned Northern service, has recommended restoring the soon-to-be axed services between Hull and Bridlington at the May 2022 timetable change while also improving the operator's current services between Hull and

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