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Train passenger's jaw broken in attack on Leeds to Sheffield train

A TRAIN passenger suffered serious facial injuries including a broken jaw when he was attacked by three men on a Leeds to Sheffield train.
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Mobile speed cameras.

SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Speed cameras will be at the following locations across the Wakefield district this week:

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Leeds City Station.

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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Overnight closures to continue this week on M621 and M62

DRIVERS will have to take diversions as overnight closures continue this week for ongoing roadworks on the M62 and M621 motorways.

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Jet2 announce new destination, plane and flights from Leeds Bradford Airport

Budget airline Jet2 is expanding its operations at Leeds Bradford Airport by announcing a new destination and thousands of extra seats.
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Delays on M62 near Leeds after 'flooding' on carriageway

Motorists travelling on the M62 near Leeds because of flooding on the carriageway.

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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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Full list of pothole damaged streets fixed in Wakefield district

Workers at Wakefield Council are trying to keep up with the district’s pothole problem as recent wintry spells have devastated roads and caused havoc for motorists.

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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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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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M62 between junctions 36 and 37. Pic: Google.

Lorry and car crash shuts M62 both ways near Goole

The M62 has been shut near Goole after a lorry went through the central reservation and hit a car, police said.
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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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‘Cash we are given is only a fraction of what we need to fix potholes’

Roads in Wakefield are set to receive half a million in government funding to help tackle the blight of potholes – but the cash amounts to only around one per cent of what would be needed to sort the problem.

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A1 crash driver's lucky escape: Car on roof up steep embankment

A DRIVER escaped unscathed after his car ended up on its roof up a steep embankment after careering off the A1 near Ferrybridge this morning.
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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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Motorway to be closed for overnight resurfacing work

Motorway to be closed for overnight resurfacing work

DRIVERS will continue to face delays as roadworks on the M62 continue through this weekend.

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