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West Yorks CA puts light rail network back on the agenda

LIGHT RAIL

Andrew Forster
23 November 2018

 

Proposals for a light rail network serving Leeds and the wider conurbation have been published by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. It wants the system up and running in time for HS2 reaching the city, supposedly in 2033. 

Alan Reiss, WYCA’s director of policy, strategy and communications told councillors: “Based on analysing the evidence around the current and forecast levels of demand, especially into Leeds city centre, by the time of HS2 opening in 2033 there is a need...

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