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Preparations 'well underway' for Yorkshire rail strike next week

October will begin with a headache for Yorkshire commuters as a Northern rail strike begins.

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The vehicle ran out of fuel just half a mile away from Hartshead Moor services, on the M62. Picture: West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Unit (@WYP_RPU on Twitter).

Car runs out of fuel on motorway just half a mile from M62 services near Leeds

A car ran out of fuel on the motorway near Leeds, just half a mile from services.
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Traffic building up on the M62 eastbound near Leeds following the crash. Picture: Highways Agency/Crown

Emergency services respond to pile-up on M62 near Leeds

Emergency services were called to the scene of a crash on the M62 near Leeds this afternoon.
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More rail strikes to hit Northern services

More rail strikes to hit Northern services

Workers at four rail companies - including Northern - are to stage two 24-hour strikes due to worsening disputes over the role of guards and driver-only trains.

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The Yorkshire Air Ambulance will begin night flights

Yorkshire Air Ambulance to fly at night

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance will begin its first night flights after being given permission from the Civil Aviation Authority.

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Mobile speed cameras are out and about in Calderdale

Mobile speed camera locations in Calderdale

Mobile speed cameras will be in the following locations around Calderdale starting Monday 18 September.
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Storm Aileen alert for Calderdale roads

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on motorways and major A roads overnight and tomorrow morning during Storm Aileen.
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Drivers have been warned to stay away from a number of dangerous roads when Storm Aileen hits tonight.

Highways Agency reveals list of Yorkshire roads you should avoid during Storm Aileen

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on motorways and major 'A roads' tonight and tomorrow morning as Storm Aileen strikes Yorkshire.

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Police confirm names of tragic youngsters killed in M62 smash in Yorkshire

Police today released the names of two young children from West Yorkshire killed in a crash on the M62.

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Train services suspended between Leeds and Halifax after fire near Bradford station

Train services suspended between Leeds and Halifax after fire near Bradford station

Train services between Halifax and Leeds have been suspended after a fire broke out close to a station.

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Train users are urged to check before they travel

Flooding causes delays to trains through Todmorden

Flooding on the railway line is causing services to Todmorden to be severely delayed.

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Disruption on M62 motorway after oil spill

Commuters in West Yorkshire face disruption after an oil spill on the M62 motorway.

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UK petrol prices are set to soar.

Motorists warned to expect rise in unleaded petrol prices as US hurricane whips up demand

British drivers are being warned that the price of unleaded petrol could jump in the coming days as demand in the US – as a result of Hurricane Harvey – has seen wholesale prices soar.

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West Yorkshire Police are on the scene.

Long delays after multi-vehicle collision on M62

Drivers can expect long delays on the M62 this afternoon after a multi-vehicle collision.
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Industrial action is set to disrupt Northern services on September 1 and September 4.

Everything you need to know about how strikes will affect Northern services in Yorkshire

Rail passengers in Yorkshire are being warned to prepare for significant disruption to services ahead of two 24-hour walkouts.

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Upgrades to the lighting on the M62 between Halifax and Huddersfield

Pioneering M62 street light improvements aimed at cutting carbon emissions

Highways England has carried out a national first for lighting improvements on the M62 after adapting technology used for architectural ornamental lighting to replace more than 1,000 street lights.

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Will roadworks affect your journey?

Will roadworks affect your journey next week?

If you're planning on travelling up and down the roads of Yorkshire over the coming week, check the list below to see if your journey will be affected.
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Replacement trains will be slower on the track than full electrification

Trains lined up to run through the Calder Valley between Leeds and Manchester if plans to scrap the full electrification of the route are confirmed will be slower than their electric counterparts, the Department for Transport has admitted.

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Traffic queues building up at junction 19 of the M62. Picture: Highways England

Traffic alert: Major delays as M62 closed in both directions due to ongoing police incident

Major delays are being reported on the M62 as the result of an ongoing police incident.

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Updated: M62 sliproad reopens near Ripponden after emergency services tackle lorry fire

Updated: M62 sliproad reopens near Ripponden after emergency services tackle lorry fire

Emergency services have been at the scene of a lorry fire on the M62 near Ripponden tonight.
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