Harborough rail users
Improving the quality of Market Harborough's rail service
Newly decorated ‘feature wall’ in the main waiting room on Platform 1.
Photo: Steve Jones
An informal meeting was held in Market Harborough on 24th March between Laura Etheridge, EMR Stakeholder Manager, George Selby, EMR Lead Business Development Manager (on secondment to Stakeholder Engagement Team), and Steve Jones, Chair of Harborough Rail Users and Secretary of Railfuture East Midlands, and Phil Thomas, Chair of Railfuture East Midlands. The aim was a general catch-up on current topics for EMR, including those of particular relevance to Market Harborough.
Among many matters discussed were:
HRU Chair Steve Jones met EMR’s Stakeholder Manager Laura Etheridge at the station on 3rd February. We covered a number of topics, including: management changes at EMR; the December 2020 timetable plans; train punctuality; the planned cycle hub at the station; Smartcards; station announcements; rolling stock changes; and the car park. As always, it was a very open discussion and numerous points were noted for referral to the relevant people in EMR. It is pleasing that the regular communication we had with East Midlands Trains has continued under the new EMR franchise.
HRU Chair Steve Jones met EMR's Stakeholder Manager Laura Etheridge at the station on 12th September to discuss various topical matters. They were joined by Celia Davis of Network Rail. Among matters discussed were: