Category Archives: Transport

Calderdale Council’s response to a major consultation on how buses are run in West Yorkshire will be discussed at its Cabinet meeting on Monday 11 December. The West Yorkshire Combined Authority is asking people and organisations across the region to have their say on the proposed reform of bus services. The consultation is open until… read more … about Council has its say on bus services>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Leader of Calderdale Council

Press release from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service Firefighters at West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) are hoping to educate over one thousand young people in the coming days as we take part in a series of events to issue important information as part of in Road Safety Week 2023. The seven days… read more … about Firefighters look to educate hundreds of young people as part of Road Safety Week 2023>>

Drive safe written on road

Calderdale Council and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority are asking for people’s views on updated proposals for a series of planned improvements stretching from Halifax town centre to communities in the north of the town. The A629 north project is focused on improvements between Orange Street roundabout in the town centre, to Ogden in north… read more … about Have your say on updated plans to improve travel in and around north Halifax>>

Cllr Scott Patient outside Halifax Town Hall

A bus station in West Yorkshire has won a prestigious award at a ceremony in Leeds. Halifax Bus Station was one of three West Yorkshire schemes shortlisted for the Chartered Institute for Highways and Transportation Awards, Yorkshire & the Humber 2023. The facility, which boasts a state of the art “green roof”, won in the… read more … about Halifax Bus Station recognised with green award>>

Drone shot of the new Halifax Bus Station

Construction of the new Halifax Bus Station has reached a major milestone, with some bus services, a new travel centre and accessible toilet facilities opening to passengers from Sunday 1 October 2023. This is an exciting step forward for the £20.5 million investment into Halifax town centre. Ten of the new station’s 19 bus stands… read more … about Major step forward for Halifax Bus Station as work continues on £20.5 million new facility>>

Halifax bus station

Calderdale Council has formally submitted its response to the Northern Rail public consultation, expressing its serious concerns and objecting to the proposals to close rail ticket offices around the region. As part of proposals to change customer support at rail stations, Northern plan to close 131 ticket offices across their network, with office hours changes… read more … about Calderdale Council responds to public consultation on proposed ticket office closures>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Leader of Calderdale Council

People are invited to have their say on current local rail services and their future role in boosting West Yorkshire’s economy and tackling the climate emergency. The next Calderdale Transport Forum, a public meeting organised by Calderdale Council, will give local people and organisations the chance to share their views on the recently published West… read more … about Role of rail picks up pace>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Cllr Jane Scullion, Leader of Calderdale Council, has responded to the announcement by West Yorkshire Combined Authority about additional funding into bus services across Calderdale and Kirklees. Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council’s Leader, said: “This investment is great news for local people. We know that many rely on local bus services to get to work… read more … about Additional funding into bus services across Calderdale and Kirklees>>

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

Two huge cranes, one weighing over 1000 tonnes, have been used to lift beams into place as part of a new bridge spanning the Calder and Hebble navigation, around Salterhebble, near Halifax. Eight beams, 48 metres long, three metres wide and weighing over 250 tonnes in total, have been guided into position using the two… read more … about Huge bridge beams lifted into place as part of major improvement works>>

Huge crane lifting beams for a bridge into place at Salterhebble