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Trains to London every 30 minutes from May

THE FIRST half-hourly train service to run between West Yorkshire and London, six days a week, will begin in May, Virgin Trains announced yesterday.

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Dashcam footage shows the horrific crash involving Christopher Dye.

WATCH: Yorkshire motorist shocked at road rage accusation after he tried to help trapped driver

A medical sales rep has said he was shocked to be accused of road rage after he tried to help a trapped driver following a dramatic motorway crash.
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Will HS2 benefit Yorkshire?

YP Letters: High-speed train proves a brain drain

From: Arthur Quarmby, Mill Moor Road, Meltham.

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Bus firm slated at Leeds travel inquiry

The main bus operator in Leeds used “intensive lobbying” more than ten years ago to “scupper” chances of alternative travel options in the city – and has used the city as a “cash cow”, a meeting was told.

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Should there be guards on trains?

YP Letters: Guards have role to play for passengers

From: Mary Alexander, Knab Road, Sheffield.

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Designers working on Pokemon Go-style gaming app for Cycle Superhighway users

Designers working on Pokemon Go-style gaming app for Cycle Superhighway users

Software developers from the University of Bradford are working on a 'Pokemon Go'-style app aimed at users of the Cycle Superhighway.

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New aviation security measures are being introduced for selected inbound flights to the UK.

Airline laptop ban: Everything you need to know

New aviation security measures are being introduced for selected inbound flights to the UK.

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Airline passengers travelling to the UK from six countries in the Middle East and north Africa are to be banned from carrying laptops and other large electronic devices as cabin luggage.

Laptops banned from inbound aircraft cabins

Airline passengers travelling to the UK from six countries in the Middle East and north Africa are to be banned from carrying laptops and other large electronic devices as cabin luggage.

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STRIKE: A quiet but coping Leeds train station during last weeks strike action. PIC: James Hardisty

Rail workers to stage 24-hour strike on Grand National Day

Workers at three rail operators are to stage a fresh 24-hour strike on the day of the Grand National in bitter disputes over staffing and the role of conductors.

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PET HATES: A survey of young drivers has revealed their top five anxieties.

Breaking down is top of rookies’ worry list

THE TOP five fears for young drivers has been revealed.

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Should a new parkway station be built close to Leeds Bradford Airport?

YP Letters: Tram-trains not answer to our rail needs

From: Brian L Dunsby, Transport Spokesman, Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce.

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This week's rail strike has prompted a mixed reaction from readers.

YP Letters: Passenger safety and rail strikes

From: Brian Ormondroyd, Birchwood Court, Ilkley.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

YP Letters: Minister out of touch with transport shambles

From: ME Wright, Harrogate.

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More train woes for passengers over Easter.

Easter rail works to hit services in Yorkshire

BRITONS hoping for an Easter getaway by train could find their plans disrupted as Network Rail has announced it will be carrying out more than 200 engineering projects over the bank holiday weekend.

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Hull Council wants the new landmark bridge built early on in the 220m scheme

Roadworks ‘could cause years of gridlock’ in Yorkshire city

COUNCIL officials are concerned Hull could face “four years or more” of gridlock as the first of two multi-million road schemes on a key route gets underway next year.

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Coum Martin Mancey, Hull Council

Roadworks ‘could cause years of gridlock’

COUNCIL officials are concerned a Yorkshire city could face “four years or more” of gridlock as the first of two multi-million road schemes on the main route to the docks gets underway next year.

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Rail group rubbishes ‘tram train’ airport link from Leeds

A TRANSPORT pressure group has rubbished proposals by an MP to build a “tram-train” between Leeds and its airport.

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YP Comment: Why Leeds must be ambitious

YP Comment: Why Leeds must be ambitious

ambitious PLANS for the redevelopment of Leeds Station matter not just to the West Yorkshire city – but to the whole county.

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Crash closes major road between Harrogate and Ripon

Crash closes major road between Harrogate and Ripon

The A61 is closed in Ripon following a serious crash.
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