Category Archives: METRO/WYCA

West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Government told to end the cycle of broken promises on transport for Yorkshire

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has called on the Government to break the cycle of broken promises to the region and give certainty over future rail investment. In a letter to Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, the Combined Authority asks the … Continue reading

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West Yorkshire Rail Strategy, November 2020

West Yorkshire Combined Authority have published, as part of the agenda papers for their Transport Committee on 18th November, their West Yorkshire Rail Strategy It’s all a bit generic, with little to say about specific routes or locations. It … Continue reading

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WYCA Kirklees Consultation Transport Committee, 21 October 2020

Cllr Rob Walker, Chair of SMART, was able to ask questions at the WYCA Kirklees Consultation Transport Committee meeting held on 21st October. The main question focused on the plans to mitigate difficulties for travellers from Slaithwaite & Marsden stations … Continue reading

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Discussions about the December 2019 timetable

The following is taken from West Yorkshire Combined Authority Transport Committee’s agenda papers for 11th January, and specifically from WYCA’s formal consultation response on the proposed December 2019 timetable. 2. Local services between Leeds and Manchester As you will be … Continue reading

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