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'Heavy rain could slow down abnormal load travelling through Yorkshire'

An abnormal load bound from York for Hull Docks tomorrow could be slowed down by heavy rain, a freight firm has warned.

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London King's Cross Station

'We just all went flying': Tired driver had mini-sleep as train hit London King's Cross buffers

A driver of a train which crashed into buffers was suffering from fatigue, an accident investigation has found.

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Christmas train ticket prices are likely to be much cheaper if you book well in advance.

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.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling during a recent visit to Leeds.

YP Letters: Gridlock of selfishness on the trains

From: Denise Throp, Washago Bay, Scugog, Canada.

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Beckwith Road, image courtesy of Google

Where are roadworks planned for Harrogate over the coming months?

Key dates have been announced by North Yorkshire County Council for utility companies to begin work on roads across Harrogate.
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David Behrens: Service with a shrug from the pointless platform vigilantes

David Behrens: Service with a shrug from the pointless platform vigilantes

Our people are our best asset: it’s the standard claptrap trotted out by personnel departments, or human relations, as they insist on calling themselves, usually while in the course of getting rid of large numbers of them.

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'Demise of rural buses due to false economy'

'Demise of rural buses due to false economy'

Introduced in 2008, the Senior Bus Pass (English National Concessionary Travel Pass or ENCT), available to anyone of retirement age living in England, has, by any standards, proved a huge success, one of the enduring legacies of Gordon Brown’s period as Chancellor of the Exchequer.
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Storm Brian will hit the UK this weekend

Storm Brian: Weather Bomb set to cause miserable weekend for Yorkshire

The UK is braced for a night of heavy rain and winds before Storm Brian batters the country this weekend.
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The DfT is giving 3m towards a scheme to improve the junction of Great Gutter lane with the A164

£4m roundabout 'will help drivers pulling out onto one of East Yorkshire's busiest roads'

Councillors have welcomed £3m Government funding towards a new roundabout on one of the busiest roads in East Yorkshire.

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Chain Bar roundabout.

Government halts M62 Chain Bar slip road plan

MORE THAN a dozen road improvement projects in England have been delayed or face cancellation including a project on the M62 and M606 in West Yorkshire.

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A Collett convoy

Abnormal load to be transported through Yorkshire

An abnormal load will pass through Yorkshire on its way to the Middle East - and drivers have been warned to expect disruption on its route.

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North Yorkshire County Council' street works teamhas previously carried out visual inspections

Substandard work to North Yorkshire's roads faces new inspection process

Inspections after work is carried out on roads and foot-ways across North Yorkshire have begun to include a new method to screen against potential problems invisible to the naked eye.

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Heavy traffic as emergency services work at scene of crash on A59 near Harrogate

Heavy traffic as emergency services work at scene of crash on A59 near Harrogate

Drivers were warned to expect heavy traffic on the A59 this morning after emergency services were called to the scene of a crash.
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Potholes

Where does Yorkshire rank in UK pothole league of shame?

More than one million potholes were reported to councils last year, according to new research.
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21 June 2017.......   Ryanair at  Leeds Bradford Airport. Picture Tony Johnson.

Leeds Bradford Airport sold to Australian investment fund

Leeds Bradford Airport has been sold to Australian investment firm AMP Capital, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

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Police are urging drivers to avoid Harewood Bridge following reports of a collision. Picture: Google

Travel alert: Main road between Leeds and Harrogate blocked after collision

Drivers were urged to find alternative routes after a crash blocked the main road between Harrogate and Leeds.
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Watch: Bumpy landing for holiday flight returning to Leeds Bradford Airport

Watch: Bumpy landing for holiday flight returning to Leeds Bradford Airport

A Ryanair plane returning to Leeds Bradford Airport landed in hair-raising fashion in high winds today.
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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.
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Barnsley MP Dan Jarvis and Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry are due to meet for talks on devolution.

YP Letters: Council failings make the case for Yorkshire devolution

From: Peter Wood, Scaftworth Close, Bessacarr, Doncaster.

Opinion 1
Northern warned that some lines were blocked after a vehicle hit a bridge.

Railway lines blocked between Wakefield and Barnsley after vehicle hits bridge

Rail passengers travelling between Wakefield and Barnsley were warned of potential disruption after a vehicle hit a bridge.
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