Shapps Warns Trans Pennine Franchise

HOT on the heals of Grant Shapps taking action against the Northern rail franchise, TBG can sensationally reveal that he’s just given a warning to Trans Pennine Express who operate from as far south as Grimsby and Manchester to as far north as Glasgow and Edinburgh.

The transport secretary tweeted that he had called in bosses from the company to explain the poor service passengers received in December and January and has told them they must get their act together since “I won't hesitate to escalate this further.”