Inadequate infrastructure!

This is what the Urban Eco Settlements report states about the area between Leeds and Bradford: Continue reading

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Ravensthorpe Railway Station

After reading this document regarding Urban Eco Settlements for the new Leeds City Region.

On page 37 it states that Ravensthorpe station be undergoing over £1.5 million of improvements.

Perhaps it linking Ravensthorpe upto a new Low Moor station with lightrail will improve this small station, improve links to Bradford and provide for developments across Spen-Valley.

A light rail development along the Spen-Valley greenway is in the other campaigns section

Skipton – Leeds, keep your season ticket

I have been sat down with my spreadsheet, a cup of tea and this article from the Telegraph & Argus. Which explains how the new zone 7 (Cononley & Skipton) will be priced. The answer: it isn’t as good as we thought!

For commuters: you have to make a journey into and through Leeds before the MetroCard+7 makes financial sense.

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Better crossboundary access

WY Metro has sealed a deal with North Yorkshire County Council to give them access to the WY Metro ticketing system as part of new zones 6 & 7. Continue reading

Low Moor – WYITA

WYITA Stresses their commitment to Low Moor Station Continue reading

Ribblehead Viaduct Walk

Anyone wanting to walk across the world famous Ribblehead Viaduct will be able join upto 3000 others on the 26th July 2009. Tickets will be available from the Settle-Carlisle Railway Development Company priced at £15.

Interchange – London Kings Cross

Train company Grand Union has been given the go ahead by the Office of Rail Regulation for its proposed Bradford Interchange to London Kings Cross service. Continue reading

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