Fury as rail passengers handed biggest fare increase for five years

A Calderdale passenger lobby group has slammed Northern Rail for implementing the biggest hike in rail fares for five years while services remain overcrowded.

The A58 in Sowerby Bridge.

Delays for commuters after HGV strikes bridge in West Yorkshire during evening rush-hour

Road and rail users faced disruption this evening after an HGV hit a bridge in a West Yorkshire market town.

Jogger left unconscious in Kirklees hit and run

Jogger left unconscious in Kirklees hit and run

A jogger was left unconscious when she was hit by a car in West Yorkshire which failed to stop.
Six months of disruption: M621 in Leeds to be shut overnight for upgrades

Six months of disruption: M621 in Leeds to be shut overnight for upgrades

Motorists in Leeds will face disruption on a major commuter route as work is carried out to upgrade part of the M621 motorway.

Paul Matthews from First, Alex Hornby from Transdev, Dave Pearson from the WYCA and Jonathan Woodhouse from Arriva.

Multi-million pound bus investment bids to keep Leeds and West Yorkshire on move

West Yorkshire’s three biggest bus operators today revealed the eye-watering cost of their efforts to keep the county on the move.


Lane on M62 closed in Leeds

A lane was closed on the M62 this morning.

File pic

'Very slow' traffic on M62 after accident at junction 25

Motorists are facing delays after an earlier accident on the M62 Westbound at junction 25 A644 Wakefield Road.
Police have appealed for witnesses.

Passenger suffers 'serious head injuries' after Halifax van collision

A man suffered serious head injuries after the van he was a passenger in collided with a tree and a car, police said.
Chris Grayling boards a train in York on his way to Horsforth. Picture: Gary Longbottom

‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has come out fighting over his department’s commitment to the North as he insisted the region’s leaders have all the same powers to improve services as their counterparts in London.

Rev Canon Hilary Barber at Halifax Minster

Halifax Minster hosts poignant service to remember people who lost their lives in traffic collisions

A poignant service to remember all those who have lost their lives in road traffic collisions is to be held at Halifax Minster.

Congestion on Huddersfield Road, brighouse

Plan for £52.4m Brighouse bypass moves a step closer

Schemes which could deliver millions of pounds worth of investment in Brighouse to boost employment and reduce congestion have moved a step closer.


M62 cleared after collision

The M62 has been cleared following a collision this morning.
Wakefield Road in Brighouse will be closed overnight due to roadworks

Main route to the M62 at Brighouse set for overnight closure

One of the main routes taking traffic to the M62 at Brighouse will be closed overnight due to roadworks.

Funding has been approved for a new highway through the Clifton Enterprise zone

£4.5m Clifton business highway through green land given the go-ahead

A £4.5m bid to build a business highway through a new enterprise zone in Clifton, near Brighouse, has been successful.
Turbury Lane. Photo: Google.

Rescue operation after car flips over in Halifax road crash

A man was freed from an overturned car by firefighters after a road crash near Halifax last night.

Train strikes in West Yorkshire

The train services still running across Yorkshire as railways hit by 'worst strike in decades'

Rail workers are said to be "solidly supporting" a series of strikes which are causing the biggest disruption to train services in decades
Emergency closure

Emergency closure of A629 due to major water main burst

Emergency repairs will be carried on the A629, Huddersfield Road, due to a major water main bust and resulting in the highway being closed to traffic.

Long delays on M62 after accident - one lane still closed

DRIVERS are facing long delays on the M62 near Leeds this morning after an  accident.
An accident closed two lanes on the M62 this morning. Picture: Highways England.

Crash blocks M62 near Leeds causing heavy traffic and long delays

A CRASH has caused long delays on the M62 in West Yorkshire this morning.

Halifax MP Holly Lynch

‘High Speed Rail would be game changer for Halifax’ says MP

Halifax MP Holly Lynch has called on the Government to ensure that Halifax features in plans for the proposed ‘High Speed 3’ rail line describing it as a potential ‘game changer’ for the area.

Load more