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Jet2 announce THREE new destinations from Leeds Bradford Airport for summer 2019

Budget airline Jet2 will operate three brand-new routes from Leeds Bradford next year.
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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

Tom Richmond: Don’t let failing Chris Grayling give Crossrail on the cheap to the North

IT speaks volumes about the level of mistrust which still surrounds the failing Chris Grayling that few actually believed the Transport Secretary when he made this claim to Parliament.

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More rail strike misery for Yorkshire in May

More rail strike misery for Yorkshire in May

Rail union RMT has announced another 24-hour strike as part of a long-running dispute over the role of train guards.

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Northern services are being disrupted after trespassers forced the closure of railway lines.

Severe disruption to Northern train services after incident between Halifax and Bradford

Passengers are being warned to expect cancellations and delays to Northern services in West Yorkshire following an incident on the railway this morning.

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Drivers warned to expect rush hour delays due to smart motorway fault on West Yorkshire motorway

Motorists have been warned to expect rush hour delays due to a 'signal fault' on a West Yorkshire motorway.

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What can be done to relievec congestion on the Woodhead Pass?

YP Letters: Increasing road capacity will not bring solutions for Parks

From: Anne Robinson, Campaigner, CPRE South Yorkshire, Stafford Road, Sheffield.

Opinion
Rail services ground to a halt this morning following the signal failure

Rail services resume across Harrogate line after staffing problem results in signal issue

Rail services were delayed across the Harrogate line this morning due to problems with staffing, say Network Rail.
Transport

Fast and furious: Half of drivers think speeding is acceptable, poll finds

Half of drivers (50%) think it is acceptable to break speed limits, new research suggests.
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Smart motorway

How the Smart motorway cameras on the M1 work - and how to avoid a fine

Highways officers have answered the question on every driver's lips.
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Flying Scotsman returns to Yorkshire for trip over iconic viaduct

Demand for the Flying Scotsman's Scottish summer tours has led to more seats being released from York Station.

Transport
Do you support Labour's plan to extend free bus travel to 16 to 25-year-olds?

YP Letters: No such thing as a free bus for the young

From: Michael J Robinson, Berry Brow, Huddersfield.

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Train passenger's jaw broken in attack on Leeds to Sheffield train

A TRAIN passenger suffered serious facial injuries including a broken jaw when he was attacked by three men on a Leeds to Sheffield train.
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Major delays on Leeds to London trains after person hit by train

RAIL passengers travelling to London from Leeds  are facing lengthy delays after a person was hit by a train.
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Should more buggies and prams be allowed on buses?

YP Letters: Confusion on the buses over wheelchair space

From: Tim Mickleburgh, Boulevard Avenue, Grimsby.

Opinion
Traffic news

This is why you could hit slow traffic if travelling from Leeds on the M62

Motorists are being warned of slow moving traffic in both directions on the M62 as loose debris is cleared from the carriageway.
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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

YP Letters: UK’s poisoned chalice of rail transport

From: Hugh Rogers, Messingham Road, Ashby.

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Biggest train timetable change for decades set to take place: Travellers urged to check train times and stops

TRAIN customers are being urged to check their train times and station stops ahead  of Britain’s biggest train timetable change for decades.
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Stalled crane. PIC: Highways England

TRAFFIC: Stalled crane blocks one lane of M62 in Leeds

A stalled crane is causing traffic congestion on the M62 in Leeds.
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Leeds Station - but what more can, and should, be done to improve transport across Yorkshire?

Stephen Joseph: Putting North on right track for better transport

THERE’S a huge and general consensus that Yorkshire in particular, and the North in general, needs better transport, and that the kind of investment that London and the South-East have had for many years needs to happen here.

Opinion
Leeds City Station.

Click and go! Bus and train users in Leeds embrace digital revolution

Transport bosses have released new figures that underline the scale of the digital revolution taking place on buses and trains in Leeds and the rest of West Yorkshire.

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