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Click and go! Bus and train users in Leeds embrace digital revolution

Transport bosses have released new figures that underline the scale of the digital revolution taking place on buses and trains in Leeds and the rest of West Yorkshire.

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Police release image in search for witnesses to fatal crash in Birstall

Police today issued a photo of two people who may have witnessed a fatal road collision in West Yorkshire.

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M62 near Brighouse. Google.

'Serious collision' closes M62 slip road and A644 near Brighouse

An M62 slip road has been closed because of "serious collision", Highways England has said.
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Botany Lane, Huddersfield. Pic: Google.

Air ambulance lifts seriously injured driver to hospital after Huddersfield crash

A driver was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious head injuries in a crash on a countryside lane in Huddersfield.
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Under 19s will be able to travel on all buses across the county using a new, money-saving ticket with a special introductory price of just �2.60.

Travel made even easier for young people by Bus18 initiative

All-day, £2.60 West Yorkshire bus ticket for under 19s on the way this summer and county’s under 16s will no longer need photocards from September.

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Do you think people should be fined for parking on the pavement?

Drivers could face £70 fine for parking on pavements

It has been reported today that the Department for Transport are considering new laws to prevent cars parking on pavements.

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A Northern rail service.

Flooding disrupts trains between Mirfield and Leeds

Flooding has disrupted rail services between Mirfield and Leeds this morning.

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Traffic queuing on the westbound carriageway of the M62. Picture: Crown 2018

Police warn M62 closure will be in place for several hours after serious collision near Ripponden

Motorists are being warned that a closure will be kept in place on the M62 for several hours today after a serious collision on the motorway near Ripponden.

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Easter travel: The roads you need to avoid as Yorkshire prepares for wintry Bank Holiday weekend

The great Easter getaway is expected to start this evening amid warnings that this could be one of the busiest bank holidays ever experienced on the roads.
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Northern Rail services will be affected by strike action today.

Northern Rail strike: Further disruption to Yorkshire train services as RMT union holds second walkout in a week

Northern Rail workers are staging a further 24-hour walkout today in a long-running dispute over the future role of train guards.

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Further industrial action is taking place today.

Train strikes explained: Why more action is taking place today to protect the role of guards

The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers have gone on strike again today affecting train services in the North of England.

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Rail workers at Northern are taking part in a 24-hour stoppage today as a dispute over the future of train guards on the company's services continues.

Northern Rail strike: Limited services and disruption due to 24-hour walkout by RMT union members

Workers at Northern Rail are staging two 24-hour walkouts this week as a long-running row over the future role of train guards continue.

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Train disruption ahead as union confirms Yorkshire rail strike days next week

Train disruption ahead as union confirms Yorkshire rail strike days next week

Commuters are facing disruption next week after union bosses announced two further days of rail strike action.
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Road closures and delays across the district as roadworks take place

Road closures and delays across the district as roadworks take place

Here are the latest planned roadworks for Yorkshire:

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Dewsbury MP grills transport Minister over rail delays

Dewsbury MP grills transport Minister over rail delays

West Yorkshire MP Paula Sherriff has secured a meeting with a Transport Minister about local rail issues after what she described as "five months of ducking-and-diving meetings".

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How far will your car run on the fuel warning light - and can you get in trouble for running out of petrol?

How far will your car run on the fuel warning light - and can you get in trouble for running out of petrol?

It’s a feeling every motorist has experienced at least once in the run-up to payday: you’re trying to scrape every last drop of fuel out of your tank, and the dreaded fuel warning light comes on.

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M621 latest: Motorway re-opened after early morning crash causes delays

M621 latest: Motorway re-opened after early morning crash causes delays

Motorists faced lengthy delays this morning after a crash in Leeds caused the eastbound M621 to close.

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Protesters were on the train tracks at Manchester Piccadilly railway station. Picture: PA Wire.

Manchester Piccadilly station reopens after protest 'on tracks' causes major disruption

Rail passengers faced hours of disruption after protesters on the tracks brought services to a standstill at one of the country's busiest stations.
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Campaigners at Manchester Piccadilly railway station. Picture: PA Wire.

Yorkshire rail delays after 'protesters on train tracks' force closure of Manchester Piccadilly Station

Commuters are facing delays and a railway station has been forced to close after campaigners gathered on train tracks.
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Contactless bus payments have been introduced on First buses.

First Bus West Yorkshire report 80,000 contactless transactions

New figures suggest a major shift towards bus passengers using contactless payments instead of cash in West Yorkshire – one which a main provider believes could cut journey times on the region’s congested roads.

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