At about 11:00 on Tuesday 31st October, the BBC started to report that plans to close ticket offices have been scrapped. See Plans to close rail ticket offices in England scrapped – BBC News . The most relevant quote is: “Transport Secretary Mark Harper said the government had asked train operators to withdraw their proposals because they failed to meet high passenger standards.”
The initial reaction of FoHS is “hooray”. We shall be listening to the news over the next few days, to make sure we understand what is going to happen and what is not going to happen. We plan to post some more news here, as it applies specifically to Handforth, after then.
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