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YP Letters: Plea to Theresa May for ‘Crossrail in the North’

THIS is an open letter that the region’s senior business leaders have written to Theresa May today about transport investment – and the case for a ‘Crossrail for the North’ scheme.

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Latest mobile speed camera locations for Leeds

Latest mobile speed camera locations for Leeds.

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Taking your driving test can be as stressful as exams.

Taking driving test is as stressful as exams

ROOKIE MOTORISTS believe driving tests cause just as much anxiety as academic exams.

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Delays are building on the A1 near Pontefract. Picture: Highways England/Crown.

Traffic alert: Long delays on A1 near Pontefract after crash

Traffic is building on the A1 near Pontefract after a number of vehicles were involved in a crash.

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Travel alert: Disruption to trains between Skipton and Leeds after trespassing

Travel alert: Disruption to trains between Skipton and Leeds after trespassing

Rail passengers are being warned of delays and cancellations to services between Skipton and Leeds due to tresspassing.

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Plea over new parking charges at station near Leeds

Rail users are calling for a rethink on plans to introduce car parking charges at a station near Leeds.

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Travel alert: Trains disrupted as animals block railway line between Leeds and Bradford

Travel alert: Trains disrupted as animals block railway line between Leeds and Bradford

Train services between Leeds and Bradford are being disrupted after animals blocked the railway line.

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The proposed strikes of Arriva North Trains will go ahead on September 1 and 4.

Fresh rail strikes to disrupt travel in September

Rail workers are set to strike in two new days of action on the Arriva Rail North network, the RMT union has announced.

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Pilot and young boy have lucky escape as light aircraft crash-lands near Whitby

A pilot and a young passenger escaped unhurt after a light aircraft made an emergency landing near a country house hotel in North Yorkshire.

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Keep on moving! Leeds Festival traffic plan aims to kick out the jams

Leeds Festival bosses have revealed details of a traffic masterplan designed to keep the city on the move during the build-up to this year’s concerts.

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Plea to rail bosses to rethink ‘flawed’ proposed changes to railway timetables in Yorkshire

The controversial timetable changes proposed for May 2018 will build on a planned new structure for which will take effect from December this year.

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Three taken to hospital after collision in Castleford

Three taken to hospital after collision in Castleford

A man and a woman were seriously hurt by debris from a lamp post after a car veered off the road and hit it following a collision in Castleford.

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Trains in and out of Huddersfield are affected by an incident this morning.

TRAVEL: Trains cancelled due to incident at Huddersfield station

Several trains in and out of Huddersfield have been cancelled this morning.

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The crash happened in Chapeltown Road, near the junction with Reginald Terrace and Harehills Avenue. Picture: Google

Travel alert: Major Leeds road closed as emergency services work at crash scene

A major Leeds road is closed while emergency services work at the scene of a crash.

Transport

Biggest rail fares hike for six years: How it will affect season tickets in Yorkshire

RAIL commuters across Yorkshire will see the biggest increases to their fares for six years from next January, amid complaints about value for money and calls for a new capping system.

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The remains of the old spur, which ran into Harehills Avenue

Roadworks uncover forgotten Leeds tramway

Excavation work on a main Leeds road has uncovered a fascinating glimpse into the area's past.
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Unions have called for the railways to be renationalised.

Rail unions call for renationalisation after anger over fare increases

The prospect of higher fares sparked an angry reaction and led to increasing calls for the railway industry to be renationalised.
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Calderdale trains

Warning over Bank Holiday delays to rail services in Yorkshire

Rail passengers are being warned to expect delays on northern services as a project preparing for the start of work on HS2 in London gets underway over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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How much will the cost of rail season tickets rise today?

Rail commuters to find out cost of season ticket increases

Rail commuters will find out today how much the cost of season tickets will increase by next year, as trade unions hold protests warning that passengers are paying "more for less".

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'Bold and adventurous' Sheffield mum's death caused by derailment of speeding train, rules coroner

A 'bold and adventurous' Sheffield mum lost her life when the narrow-gauge train she was travelling on in Northern India derailed as it was being driven more than 15km over the speed limit, a coroner has ruled.
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