Category Archives: Rail

Plans to transform Halifax rail station are moving forward and Calderdale Council is asking for people’s feedback on the £30 million-plus West Yorkshire Combined Authority funded scheme. Halifax rail station is one of the busiest in the region, but currently has few facilities and poor accessibility. To ensure the station is fit for modern travel… read more … about Have your say on exciting plans to transform Halifax rail station>>

As discussions at COP26 this week focus on driving the global transition to zero emission transport, Calderdale Council is reflecting on its own progress to reduce transport emissions and meet ambitious net zero targets. Road transport accounts for 10% of global emissions, and its emissions are rising faster than those of any other sector. COP26… read more … about Supporting a gear change to reduce transport emissions>>

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Plans are moving forward to develop a community rail partnership (CRP) along the Calder Valley line, to help improve access and use of local rail services. On Monday 7 June, members of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet will consider proposals for the formation of a CRP which aims to bring together local groups and partners along the… read more … about Plans on track for Calder Valley Community Rail Partnership>>

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People are being invited to have their say on the latest designs for the proposed new £30 million-plus railway station in Halifax. Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority to transform Halifax Rail Station, improving the customer’s travel experience and providing a boost to the local economy. The latest design proposals, which… read more … about Are £30m-plus Halifax Rail Station plans just the ticket?>>

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Following feedback from a recent consultation exercise, a number of changes have been introduced to proposed road improvement schemes in Calderdale. Calderdale Council and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority are developing a series of improvements to the road network along the A58 / A672 from Junction 22 of the M62 to King Cross in Halifax… read more … about Feedback shapes road improvement plans>>

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Calderdale Council’s Place Scrutiny Board is undertaking a detailed review into rail services in and around Calderdale. At a meeting of Place Scrutiny Board on Wednesday 18 March, a panel of Councillors will be discussing the key issues and challenges that are currently facing rail in Calderdale. They will also look to identify and assess… read more … about Scrutiny to discuss whether rail services are on the right track>>

Cllr George Robinson

The results are in from the Council’s Halifax rail station user survey, and it’s clear that people want to see improvements to the current facilities on offer. The survey ran between September and November 2018, and looked at what people did and didn’t like about the existing station and its facilities. Over 1,000 people took… read more … about Results are in from station satisfaction survey>>

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A petition calling for the electrification of the Calder Valley line has been launched by Calderdale Council as part of its campaign for greater investment in the service. After months of misery, the Council is asking commuters to pledge their support for change by signing the online petition at www.calderdale.gov.uk/electricvalley Commuters, businesses and visitors can… read more … about Sign up for #electricvalley>>

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Approximately 200 parking spaces will be created at Mytholmroyd railway station as part of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s station park and ride programme.  A report outlining the plans was discussed at West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee and agreement has now been given to deliver the scheme.  The rail station park and ride programme… read more … about Station car park expansion on track>>

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