Yorkshire Branch

The Yorkshire Branch covers the county of Yorkshire.


Railfuture have launched a Northern Powerhouse campaign for improved services that can be achieved now within current constraints, and that can be achieved in future through a coordinated investment programme, to turn the great Northern cities of Liverpool, Preston, Manchester, Sheffield, Bradford, Leeds and Hull into a single strategic economic entity linked by a fast high capacity rail network to realise the economic potential of the region as a global powerhouse.

Yorkshire rail user groups

There are more than 20 rail user groups in the county. For Railfuture's Regional List of Rail User Groups including contact details, click here. The Regional List can be downloaded in PDF format.

These groups have also been identified:
  • Kirkgate Station, Friends of (Wakefield)
  • Sheffield-Leeds 'Stop the Train'

Yorkshire is on Twitter

In addition to the national Railfuture Twitter feed @Railfuture, you can now follow the Branch on its own local Twitter feed @RailfutureYorks


Railfuture Yorkshire branch publishes its Yorkshire Rail Campaigner four times a year.

Click HERE for a list of the latest and all previous editions (available to download in PDF format).


For details of future meetings, please contact chair of Railfuture Yorkshire nina.smith at railfuture.org.uk

Vice-chairman is chris.hyomes at railfuture.org.uk
12 Monument Lane Pontefract West Yorkshire WF8 2BE.


Click HERE to see the flier for the next (or most recent) meeting.

Most recent meeting Saturday 8 October 2016, Clements Hall, Nunthorpe Road,
York YO23 1BW. 13:00. Guest Speaker: Graham North – Policy Support
Officer (Rail) for North Yorkshire County Council was speaking about "Railways in North Yorkshire The Next 30 Years."

All members and Rail User Group members will be welcome.

See Events and key dates for rail campaigners across Britain.

Join Railfuture Yorkshire

Why not join Railfuture Yorkshire in pressing for improved rail services? Please contact: Paul Colbeck, Branch Membership Secretary, 14 St Giles'Way, Copmanthorpe, York, YO23 3XT Email: paul.colbeck at railfuture.org.uk

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