Cross Rail Scrutiny Committee 03/02/2011

Bradford Council Scrutiny Committee will meet at 5:30 in Committee Room 3 at City Hall to discuss the proposed cross-rail plan.
A review of the meeting will be available later this evening.

BRUG on the Pulse

BRUG Chairman James Vasey was interviewed yesterday on The Pulse radio station commenting on predicted increases in commuter overcrowding.

The Airedale line will experience a 60% increase in passengers and the Caldervale line 45%.

Low Moor Station for Government

The Government met at Odsal Stadium earlier this week, it would be have great if they had arrived by train at Low Moor and walked up through the industrial village up-to the station. Visiting local businesses along the way.

Instead the station isn’t built, planned finances are in trouble and the town remains languishing.

Low Moor needs the railway station as much if not more than the promised improvements to broadband internet access promised to residents by the Prime Minister.

Overhead line problem in Keighley

Overhead wire problems are causing disruption at Keighley.

Because of this, buses are replacing trains between Skipton and Shipley, with journey times extended by up to 30 minutes. This is expected to continue until approximately 08:30.

lineside fire: Deighton (Huddersfield) to Mirfield

A line side fire between Deighton (Huddersfield) and Mirfield may cause disruption to services this evening.

No trains between Skipton and Keighley

Due to a train failure near Cononley. Services on the Airedale line are severely disrupted. Services to Bradford and Leeds are also affected

Giving train photographers a bad reputation

Also available from BBC News, as has been said before: accidents at crossings are rarely the fault of the railway operators.

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