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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.

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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.

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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.

Politics
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.

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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
Transport
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.
Transport
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.
Transport
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.
Environment
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.
Transport
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.
Transport
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.

Crime
Disruption to trains after incident on railway lines in West Yorkshire

Disruption to trains after incident on railway lines in West Yorkshire

Rail passengers are being warned to expect delays to services after an incident in West Yorkshire this morning.

Transport

Northern rail strike day: How to get home tonight

The second of two strike days affecting Northern rail services has begun today.

Transport
The Monarch plane left LBA for Shannon in Ireland

Monarch plane gives poignant 'wing wave' as it leaves Leeds Bradford Airport for the final time

A pilot said goodbye to collapsed airline Monarch in poignant fashion as his plane left its base for the final time.

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Advice for train passengers

Northern rail strike: How to get home tonight

A strike affecting Northern trains means many Yorkshire commuter services will stop running early tonight.
Transport
Northern rail strikes in October: Everything you need to know

Northern rail strikes in October: Everything you need to know

There will be more strikes affecting Northern rail services next week in an ongoing dispute.

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Preparations 'well underway' for Yorkshire rail strike next week

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.
Transport
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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