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Watch what caused the miles of tailbacks in Yorkshire this morning

THIS is what caused the miles of tailbacks and hours of delays on the A1 North this morning.
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Library picture.

Motorists warned of long delays as concrete block causes havoc on Yorkshire motorway

The Highways Agency has re-opened the A1 after a large concrete block caused major chaos to rush-hour traffic this morning.
Transport
Chain Bar roundabout.

Government halts M62 Chain Bar slip road plan

MORE THAN a dozen road improvement projects in England have been delayed or face cancellation including a project on the M62 and M606 in West Yorkshire.

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Dense fog is affecting much of Yorkshire this morning.

Fog warning issued across Yorkshire as Met Office warn commuters to take extra care on roads

Motorists in Yorkshire are being warned to take extra care this morning as the region is covered in a blanket of fog.
Environment
Police said there was a 'medical episode'.

'Eight-mile' queues on M62 after both carriageways shut over 'medical episode'

Eight-mile queues have gathered on the M62 after "medical episode" led to the road being shut.
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Northern Rail shared this image as it confirmed there had been a landslip at Hipperholme.

Travel update: Trees on line and landslip disrupt West Yorkshire train services

Rail passengers in West Yorkshire are continuing to experience disruption to services after Storm Ophelia battered the region.
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Northern warned that some lines were blocked after a vehicle hit a bridge.

Railway lines blocked between Wakefield and Barnsley after vehicle hits bridge

Rail passengers travelling between Wakefield and Barnsley were warned of potential disruption after a vehicle hit a bridge.
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A Highways England camera shows the scene on the M62 westbound this morning. Copyright: Crown 2017.

Crash causes major delays on M62 between Leeds and Wakefield

Drivers are being warned about delays of more than hour on the M62 this morning following a crash.
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Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

Crime
Girl, aged 12, dies after being in hit and run near Knottingley

Girl, aged 12, dies after being in hit and run near Knottingley

Police have named a young girl who was seriously injured in a hit and run last month and has since died.
Transport
Huge increase in Yorkshire to London train services after timetable overhaul

Huge increase in Yorkshire to London train services after timetable overhaul

A dawn departure from York which allows business travellers to be in London before 7am and the biggest increase in Saturday services since 1990.

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Northern rail strike day: How to get home tonight

The second of two strike days affecting Northern rail services has begun today.

Transport
The Monarch plane left LBA for Shannon in Ireland

Monarch plane gives poignant 'wing wave' as it leaves Leeds Bradford Airport for the final time

A pilot said goodbye to collapsed airline Monarch in poignant fashion as his plane left its base for the final time.

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Advice for train passengers

Northern rail strike: How to get home tonight

A strike affecting Northern trains means many Yorkshire commuter services will stop running early tonight.
Transport
British Transport Police to recruit new officers in Leeds

British Transport Police to recruit new officers in Leeds

Fancy policing Yorkshire's trains?

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Northern rail strikes in October: Everything you need to know

Northern rail strikes in October: Everything you need to know

There will be more strikes affecting Northern rail services next week in an ongoing dispute.

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Preparations 'well underway' for Yorkshire rail strike next week

Preparations 'well underway' for Yorkshire rail strike next week

October will begin with a headache for Yorkshire commuters as a Northern rail strike begins.

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The vehicle ran out of fuel just half a mile away from Hartshead Moor services, on the M62. Picture: West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Unit (@WYP_RPU on Twitter).

Car runs out of fuel on motorway just half a mile from M62 services near Leeds

A car ran out of fuel on the motorway near Leeds, just half a mile from services.
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Traffic building up on the M62 eastbound near Leeds following the crash. Picture: Highways Agency/Crown

Emergency services respond to pile-up on M62 near Leeds

Emergency services were called to the scene of a crash on the M62 near Leeds this afternoon.
Transport
New agreement could help improve congestion on busy roads in Wakefield district

New agreement could help improve congestion on busy roads in Wakefield district

A new partnership could see congestion cut on seven major roads around the Wakefield district.
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