Documents We’ve Issued

SENRUG responds to public consultations on rail services, writes letters and other papers. Below are a selection of the key documents SENRUG has recently issued (in some cases the responses back to SENRUG are included too). Click on the link to download in pdf format.

SENRUG seeks to maintain constructive working relationships with Train Companies, statutory authorities and elected representatives. The vast majority of correspondence is via email and routine emails and ongoing correspondence concerning particular items of concern are not listed.

19th November 2023
Response to Northern on Alnmouth Car Parking Charges

31st  August 2023
Addendum to Response to Transport Focus on Ticket Office Closure Consultation

22nd July 2023
Response to Transport Focus Ticket Office Closure Consultations

10th July 2023
Response to Transport for the North Strategic Transport Plan – Draft for Consultation May 2023

10th April 2023
Request to Northern for Carlisle – Morpeth Trains to be Extended to Bedlington from December 2024

26th March 2023
Email to Ian Levy MP Blyth Valley re Cancellation of All Trains to Cramlington on 19th Feb 23

17th January 2023
Letter to Transport North East Supporting Proposals to Extend The Metro to Washington

14th August 2022
Letter to Ian Levy MP for Blyth Valley re Rail Services at Cramlington and Reply From Minister of State

12th Apr 2022
Letter to TransPennine Express re Funding Bid for Level Access at Cramlington

10th Apr 2022
SENRUG Response to NE Rail and Metro Strategy Consultation

28th Mar 2022
Letter to Managing Director Transport North East re Blyth Town Centre to Airport Rail Link

12th Jan 2022
Railfuture NE Brief to MPs on ECML Timetable

8th Oct 2021
Letter to Minister of State Chris Heaton-Harris about East Coast Main Line Timetables

10th Sep 21
Response to Consultation on Proposals to Reduce Opening Hours of Berwick Ticket Office

22 July 21
Draft May 2022 Timetable Final Response (Covering LNER, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express and Northern Railways)

22 Jun 21
SENRUG Briefing on East Coast Main Line May 2022 Timetable Changes Affecting All 4 Train Operators Through Northumberland

4th April 21
Response to LNER Compulsory Seat Reservation Policy

13 Jan 21
Response to Transport North East’s / North East Joint Transport Committee’s Draft North East Transport Plan Consultation

29 Nov 20
Response to Northumberland County Council Northumberland Line (Ashington Blyth & Tyne Line) Autumn 2020 Consultation

03 Mar 19

SENRUG Online Response to Blyth Relief Road Proposals

03 Mar 19

SENRUG Representations on Northumberland County Council Local Plan

19 Dec 18

NCC Station Parking Charges Consultation Response

08 Sep 18

Response to Transport Focus / RDG Easier Fares Consultation

17 Aug 18

Response to DfT Cross Country Re-Franchise Consultation

25 Feb 18

Response to Network Rail East Coast Main Line Route Study

29 Jan 18

Response to Northumberland County Council Car Parking Study (for Morpeth Railway Station)

29 May 17

Letter to the new Leader of Northumberland County Council

22 May 17

Response to Northern DRAFT May 2018 Timetable Consultation

29 Mar 17

Senrug specification for Feasibility Study For North of Morpeth Local Service

01 Jan 17

Response to CrossCountry Consultation on Proposed Timetable Changes for Dec 2017

08 Sep 16

Letter to Northumberland County Council and 18 other organisations about SENRUG’s Campaign for a North of Morpeth Local Rail Service

08 July 16

The Case For A Station at Seghill on the Ashington Blyth & Tyne Line (submitted to Northumberland County Council on 8th July 2016)

04 Mar 16

Letter to North East Mayoral Prospective Candidate Jeremy Middleton about his Campaign Pledge to extend the Metro to Ashington.

20 Nov 15

Response to Northumberland County Council Core Draft Strategy

22 Oct 15

Response to DfT Consultation on Proposed Direct Award for Cross Country Franchise

03 Sep 15

Letter to Northumberland County Council re Moving Cramlington Station

02 Sep 15

Letter to North Tyneside Council re a New Station at Killingworth

08 Jun 15

Letter to Northumbria NHS re Bus to New Hospital from Cramlington Station

17 Apr 15

Email to Northern Rail re Parking Charges at Morpeth & Cramlington

11 Apr 15

Email to TPE Franchise Bidders re Extending Services to Cramlington & Morpeth

18 Mar 15

Letter to Network Rail re First Open Access Bid for Morpeth to London

23 Feb 15

Morpeth Station Car Parking Proposals

16 Aug 14

Response: DfT Northern Rail & TPE Franchises Consultation

16 May 14

DFT Response to SENRUG Enquiry to 15 Apr 14

15 Apr 14

Enquiry to DfT re East Coast Franchise Specification

18 Dec 13

Email to East Coast re Extra Services For Morpeth

22 Nov 13

Letter to Royal Mail re Unauthorised Staff Parking at Cramlington Station

17 Sep 13

Letter to CrossCountry re Extra Services For Morpeth

13 Sep 13

Letter to Rail North re Aspirations for Northern Rail Franchise

09 May 13

Letter to North East LEP re Ashington Blyth & Tyne Line

07 Sep 12

Response: DfT Consultation on East Coast Main Line Franchise

20 Aug 12

Letter to Arriva Bus Northumberland re Integrated Bus / Train Transport

13 Aug 12

Northumbria NHS Response to SENRUG Letter of 12 Jun 12

12 Jun 12

Letter to Northumbria NHS re Bus to New Hospital From Cramlington Station

06 Feb 12

Response: Northumberland County Council Public Transport Strategy Consultation