Category Archives: Transport

Residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on the latest plans for the proposed new rail station and accompanying access improvements in Elland. Comments can now be submitted online about the planned new rail station in Elland, funded through the Combined Authority’s West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund. The planned station would support existing… read more … about Are Elland station plans just the ticket?>>

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Plans for a new rail station in Halifax are moving forward, following further approvals at the meeting of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. At the meeting of the Combined Authority on Thursday 25 June, members approved funding to allow the project to progress to the full business case stage. This means detailed plans can be… read more … about Station plans are on the right track>>

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As more shops and businesses start to reopen in Calderdale’s towns, the Council is introducing measures to support social distancing and allow for queuing areas. From Monday 15 June non-essential retailers are able to reopen, provided they meet the COVID-19 secure guidelines. This includes shops selling clothes, shoes, toys, furniture, books and electronics, and tailors,… read more … about Supporting safe places to shop and queue>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

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>>

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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>>

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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