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Green Party question whether HS2 will benefit Bradford following Coronavirus Crisis

As part of the government consultation into a ‘Rail Plan for the Midlands and the North’, the Green Party has raised concerns about the need for HS2 and instead called for more investment in local travel. In its submission to the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) ‘Rail Assessment Consultation for The North and Midlands’, the Green […]

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Senior Green Party Councillor urges government to overhaul Yorkshire’s railways and put rail users first.

Leader of the Green Group on Bradford Council Martin Love is calling for a radical overhaul of rail across Yorkshire following another year of “woeful” service for rail users across Yorkshire and a failure to implement targets to replace older trains. Councillor Love is calling for a halt of the annual rail fare increases after a year […]

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Shipley’s Green councillors have raised concerns about poor maintenance at the town’s train stations.

Shipley’s Green councillors have raised concerns about poor maintenance at the town’s train stations. Councillor Kevin Warnes has written to Northern Rail to raise concerns about Shipley station, where the access road running down from the junction with Otley Road is in a poor condition, riddled with potholes and cracked kerbs that are partly collapsed […]

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Bradford Greens call for passengers to “make rail companies pay”

As the annual rail fare increase comes into force, the Green Party are calling for passengers to “make rail companies pay” for unreliable rail service. In 2019, rail users will be paying more than ever before for unreliable services on trains that are not fit for purpose. This comes after months of severe disruption brought […]

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