West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund

The Fund is targeted at enabling key development areas and will help to create about 20,000 new jobs over the next 10 years. A number of strategic transport projects will be delivered to facilitate growth identified in the SEP.

The Fund is targeted at enabling key development areas and will help to create about 20,000 new jobs over the next 10 years. A number of strategic transport projects will be delivered to facilitate growth identified in the Strategic Economic Plan (SEP), which encompass:

  • Improved motorway access
  • Orbital road improvements
  • Radial improvements on corridors for better public transport options into our urban centres
  • Road and rail improvements between district hubs to provide capacity and better connectivity
  • Enhanced rail station gateways with increased car parking capacity for park and ride.

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    “With over half a million people using it each year and that number forecast to grow, Castleford station is a key gateway to the town and this West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund scheme will see it significantly improved," said Transport Chair Cllr Kim Groves.

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