Category Archives: Transport

Following the completion of thorough survey work, repairs will soon take place to a Brighouse bridge which was badly damaged by Storm Ciara. Rastrick Bridge in Brighouse has been closed to traffic since late April, after diving surveys identified some scour holes under one of the central pillars and some hairline cracking to one of… read more … about Repair work scheduled at Rastrick Bridge>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources

As we move into the next phase of responding to this crisis, I would like to repeat again my sincere thanks to the vast majority of local residents who have done so much to stay home, stay safe, and help protect our NHS and social care services.   Now we need to be as clear… read more … about Statement on behalf of Cllr Tim Swift, Leader of Calderdale Council>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Bus operators in West Yorkshire will introduce new timetables from Monday to bring additional stability to the network and certainty for key workers who need to travel during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Through the West Yorkshire Bus Alliance, the West Yorkshire Combined Authority has worked with operators to agree changes to ensure reliable services are… read more … about Resilient bus timetable to support key worker travel>>

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Council-run car parks and on-street parking bays in Calderdale are now free to use, as part of Calderdale Council’s ongoing response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The Council has suspended its parking charges across the borough until further notice, with priority given to key workers(external link) such as people working in health and social care…. read more … about Parking charges suspended until further notice>>


Press release from the West Yorkshire Combined Authority The West Yorkshire Combined Authority is strongly urging people to consider whether their journey is essential and to follow the Government’s guidelines to stay at home. Bus and rail operators are running emergency timetables during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Those who need to use public transport for… read more … about People urged not to use public transport unless their journey is essential>>


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

With three months to go to the 2020 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire have unveiled numerous locations across the county where they will be hosting roadshows in the lead up to the race. A list of locations (including dates, times and venues) can be found here: link)  The roadshows aim get people… read more … about Locations announced for 2020 Tour de Yorkshire roadshows!>>

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Calderdale Council is a “national leader in flood management” and has a “strong track record of leading and delivering on a number of key transport issues at the national and regional level”. That was just some of the feedback given by a team of experts from the Local Government Association (LGA) when they carried out… read more … about Top marks for Council’s Highways Service in independent review>>

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