YP Letters: Please put Manchester at the wheel of Leeds Council’s transport policy

From: Bernard Coleman, Director, WGL Stoneclean Ltd, Moor Road, Leeds.

Manchester Airport. Google Earth

Plane damage shuts Manchester runway

A runway at Manchester Airport is currently closed due to an incident involving a British Airways plane.

Workers on Virgin Trains East Coast are to stage a 24-hour strike next week in a row over jobs and conditions.

Train driver jobs attract interest from thousands

Thousands of would-be train drivers have applied for just 78 posts advertised by long-distance operator Virgin Trains East Coast.

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First Hull Trains, Paragon Station, Kingston Upon Hull, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 26 September, 2016. Pictured:

Hull Trains named UK’s best rail operator

A Yorkshire train company has given the region’s transport links a boost after being named UK Rail Operator of the Year.

Ryanair has warned about the impact of the plunging pound Photo: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Ryanair cuts annual earnings forecast amid plunging pound

Ryanair became the latest airline to warn over the impact of the plunging pound as it said full-year profits would take a hit.

The 2014 Tour de France peloton races up Haworth - but will the 2019 World Championships in Yorkshire improve cycle safety?

Andrew Vine: Stars welcome but humble cyclist still riding for a fall

CYCLING at this time of year is always a little more hair-raising than I’d like.

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A decision is imminent on the proposed third runway for Heathrow Airport.

John Holland-Kaye: Airport’s growth means Yorkshire is able to fly high

THERE is a reason Yorkshire is often referred to as ‘God’s own county’. Its powerhouse cities are vital to the UK economy, its world-leading universities educate students from across the globe, it is one of the country’s fastest growing regions for exports and its dales are an iconic part of the British landscape, attracting tourists from across Britain and the world. Yorkshire gave us Marks & Spencer, the world’s first football club and the steel for Heathrow’s new Terminal 2.

Leeds drivers face ‘pain’ of delays during Stanningley Bypass roadworks

Leeds drivers face ‘pain’ of delays during Stanningley Bypass roadworks

DRIVERS in Leeds have been told to expect “short-term pain for long term gain” when nine days of road improvement works start on Stanningley Bypass later this week.

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Is there an alternative to HS2?

YP Letters: No alternative to HS2 regardless of drivers

From: Les Goodens, Hull.

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The m621 in Leeds.

Delays on Leeds motorway after two-car smash

Motorists travelling on the M621 near Leeds face delays after a two-car crash.

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Delays are affecting eastbound journeys along the M62 in West Yorkshire.

Commuters hit by major M62 delays

Commuters travelling eastbound on the M62 in West Yorkshire are facing major delays to their journeys this morning.

HS2 and HS3 are critical to this region, says leeds Chamber of Commerce president Gerald Jennings.

Gerald Jennings: HS2 alone is not enough to bring the North up to speed

WITH the party conference season behind us, the next major political diary date will be the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.

Commuters waiting on a platform

How much train fare compensation you’ll be able to claim under today’s new rules

RAIL PASSENGERS will be able to claim compensation when trains are more than 15 minutes late under new plans revealed by the Department for Transport .

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The North Bridge, Hull

Hull bridge closed after four cars crash

Police have closed Hull’s North Bridge in both directions after four cars were involved in a crash.

Petrol prices rise

Petrol prices rise - but Yorkshire is cheaper than average

Fuel prices at the pumps have reached their highest level for more than a year, according to official figures.

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A Virgin East Coast train

Sorry your train’s late - so here’s a video of the Yorkshire Dales

RELAXING footage of the Yorkshire Dales is being used to calm the ire of Virgin Trains passengers whose services are delayed.

Children's bus fares in South Yorkshire have risen from 70p to 80p.

New spaces as Leeds Elland Road Park and Ride extension opens

Over 300 new car parking spaces are available to Leeds drivers today as the latest phase of the city’s Park and Ride scheme opened.

Workers on the Virgin Trains East Coast line, which runs through Doncaster, are to stage a 24-hour strike next week in a row over jobs and conditions.

Virgin Trains East Coast recruits new drivers for the first time in 30 years

Leeds rail operator Virgin Trains East Coast is recruiting nearly 80 new drivers to man its state-of-the-art new rolling stock.

There could be extra flights between Leeds Bradford Airport and Heathrow if a third runway is built at London's main airport.

Tom Richmond: Trains or planes, we need links that mean business

THE promise of extra flights between Leeds Bradford Airport and Heathrow needs to be placed in a wider political context.

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‘Emotional’ Yorkshire drivers causing accidents

One in 10 Yorkshire drivers has committed a motoring offence because they were behind the wheel in an emotional state.

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