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Could it soon be the M1 ‘brought to you in association with Morrisons’?

MORRISONS could sponsor the M1 motorway to generate funds for investment in roads, the president of the AA has claimed.

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The proposed strive of Arriva North Trains will go ahead on Friday.

Arriva Rail North workers to strike in driver-only trains row after talks fail

A 24-hour strike on Arriva Rail North will go ahead on Friday after the failure of talks to resolve a dispute over the role of guards.
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A £10,000 ticket quote for 64 mile train journey blamed on ‘IT glitch’

A technical glitch has been blamed after first class train tickets between two towns 64 miles apart were reportedly being sold for £10,000.

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Traffic alert: Delays on M62 near Brighouse after several vehicles involved in crash

Traffic alert: Delays on M62 near Brighouse after several vehicles involved in crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire.
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Should more be done to encourage walking?

YP Letters: Try walking back to a happier, healthier life

From: Tompion Platt, Head of Policy, Living Streets.

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Rail strike - April 28: Northern announces outline timetable of train services on day

Northern has today announced its outline timetable for train services that will run during industrial action on Friday, April 28.

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More than 5,500 complaints have been made about a private contractor delivering a home improvement programme in Sheffield.

£2bn road contract firm responsible for Sheffield improvement scheme receives 5,500 complaints from residents

MORE THAN 5,500 complaints – equivalent to 15 per day – have been made about a private contractor delivering a highly controversial £2bn road improvement programme in Sheffield.

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AERIAL VIDEO: A moment of history as The Flying Scotsman joins four-train showcase

It was an incredible sight as four iconic trains made history in Yorkshire.
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(L-R) Flying Scotsman and Virgin Trains' new Azuma travel in the same direction alongside two of Virgin Trains' present day fleet - to depict the past, present and future of UK rail travel.  Picture by David Parry/PA Wire

PHOTOS: Incredible sight as four iconic trains make history in Yorkshire

It was a sight which had never been witnessed on the tracks before, four generations of trains spanning the past, present and future of rail travel on the East Coast main line, all travelling in parallel in the same direction through the Yorkshire countryside.

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WATCH: Four iconic trains travel side-by-side through Yorkshire to celebrate the East Coast Main Line

Four trains from different eras travelled in parallel along the East Coast Main Line this morning.
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Maximising the impact of HS2 is among the recommendations of a new CBI report

From rail lines to broadband: Business group’s plan to boost Yorkshire economy

UPGRADES TO key rail lines, improved airport access and increasing road capacity in Yorkshire are among transport measures business leaders are calling for as part of a plan to add £13bn to the regional economy by 2024.

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Flexible rail ticket scheme ran millions of pounds over budget

A project to enable part-time workers to buy flexible rail season tickets was delayed and ran millions of pounds over budget, according to a spending watchdog.

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A Virgin East Coast train

‘Full service’ on Virgin trains during Tour de Yorkshire strike

Virgin Trains says it will run a full timetable during a 48-hour strike by some of its east coast staff during the weekend of the Tour de Yorkshire cycle race.

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Planned roadworks in Yorkshire - April 18 to April 23

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire - April 18 to April 23

These are the planned roadworks for the motorways and major A roads in the Yorkshire region for the week ahead.

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M62 motorway delays after vehicle overturns near Wakefield

Delays are building on the M62 motorway after a vehicle overturned.
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Queues on the A64 today.

A64 gridlock: Travel hell on Yorkshire's holiday route

This is the state of the A64 today as people return from Bank Holiday fun with their families.

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Should the whole of the A64 be dualled between York and Scarborough?

YP Letters: Dualling A64 would bring only more noise and pollution

From: John G Davies, Alma Terrace, East Morton, Keighley.

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Tom Richmond: Case for Yorkshire’s A64 upgrade still stuck in political gridlock

NEARLY 40 years after the Malton Bypass opened, the A64 coast road from York to Scarborough remains one of the country’s worst bottlenecks because of the interminable sections of single carriageway road.

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Bradford Council chief executive Kersten England.

Kersten England: Get Bradford back on track – and watch city power ahead

“THE time to invest is now” was the clear message from Bradford Council leader, Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe, as she launched a new campaign to secure a Northern Powerhouse rail station in Bradford city centre.

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Will a hike in parking charges in Leeds impact upon city centre shopping?

YP Letters: Shoppers driven away by the cost of parking

From: Maria Parkins, Leeds.

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