Fury as rail passengers handed biggest fare increase for five years

A Calderdale passenger lobby group has slammed Northern Rail for implementing the biggest hike in rail fares for five years while services remain overcrowded.

Six months of disruption: M621 in Leeds to be shut overnight for upgrades

Six months of disruption: M621 in Leeds to be shut overnight for upgrades

Motorists in Leeds will face disruption on a major commuter route as work is carried out to upgrade part of the M621 motorway.

Paul Matthews from First, Alex Hornby from Transdev, Dave Pearson from the WYCA and Jonathan Woodhouse from Arriva.

Multi-million pound bus investment bids to keep Leeds and West Yorkshire on move

West Yorkshire’s three biggest bus operators today revealed the eye-watering cost of their efforts to keep the county on the move.


Lane on M62 closed in Leeds

A lane was closed on the M62 this morning.

Police have appealed for witnesses.

Passenger suffers 'serious head injuries' after Halifax van collision

A man suffered serious head injuries after the van he was a passenger in collided with a tree and a car, police said.
Chris Grayling boards a train in York on his way to Horsforth. Picture: Gary Longbottom

‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has come out fighting over his department’s commitment to the North as he insisted the region’s leaders have all the same powers to improve services as their counterparts in London.

Rev Canon Hilary Barber at Halifax Minster

Halifax Minster hosts poignant service to remember people who lost their lives in traffic collisions

A poignant service to remember all those who have lost their lives in road traffic collisions is to be held at Halifax Minster.

Congestion on Huddersfield Road, brighouse

Plan for £52.4m Brighouse bypass moves a step closer

Schemes which could deliver millions of pounds worth of investment in Brighouse to boost employment and reduce congestion have moved a step closer.


M62 cleared after collision

The M62 has been cleared following a collision this morning.
Funding has been approved for a new highway through the Clifton Enterprise zone

£4.5m Clifton business highway through green land given the go-ahead

A £4.5m bid to build a business highway through a new enterprise zone in Clifton, near Brighouse, has been successful.
Train strikes in West Yorkshire

The train services still running across Yorkshire as railways hit by 'worst strike in decades'

Rail workers are said to be "solidly supporting" a series of strikes which are causing the biggest disruption to train services in decades
Christmas train travel

Going away this Christmas? Here is why you should book your train tickets in advance

Rail travellers face paying up to twice as much for their Christmas getaway if they wait until December to book a ticket, according to new research.
Brighouse railway station

Dismay at lack of funding and plan for railway station improvement

A solution to commuter misery at Brighouse train station has hit the buffers with no funding or scheme to improve car parking problems in sight.

Library picture.

Motorists warned of long delays as concrete block causes havoc on Yorkshire motorway

The Highways Agency has re-opened the A1 after a large concrete block caused major chaos to rush-hour traffic this morning.
Chain Bar roundabout.

Government halts M62 Chain Bar slip road plan

MORE THAN a dozen road improvement projects in England have been delayed or face cancellation including a project on the M62 and M606 in West Yorkshire.

Dense fog is affecting much of Yorkshire this morning.

Fog warning issued across Yorkshire as Met Office warn commuters to take extra care on roads

Motorists in Yorkshire are being warned to take extra care this morning as the region is covered in a blanket of fog.
Northern Rail shared this image as it confirmed there had been a landslip at Hipperholme.

Travel update: Trees on line and landslip disrupt West Yorkshire train services

Rail passengers in West Yorkshire are continuing to experience disruption to services after Storm Ophelia battered the region.
A Highways England camera shows the scene on the M62 westbound this morning. Copyright: Crown 2017.

Crash causes major delays on M62 between Leeds and Wakefield

Drivers are being warned about delays of more than hour on the M62 this morning following a crash.
Police attended.

Traffic disruption after Mercedes and motorbike collide near Halifax

A collision between a car and a motorcycle has caused traffic disruption near Halifax this afternoon.
Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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