AreaThe Yorkshire Branch covers the County of North Yorkshire, the unitary authorities of York and East Riding of Yorkshire, and the Metropolitan Districts of Barnsley, Bradford, Calderdale, Doncaster, Kirklees, Leeds, Rotherham, Sheffield, and Wakefield.
Branch MeetingsPlease note that our joint branch meeting with Railfuture North West, planned for 4 April, has been cancelled. The escalating situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak has led us to conclude this is the wisest course of action, especially considering our demographic. We will keep all members informed about future meetings as usual.
For details of future meetings, please contact chair of Railfuture Yorkshire nina.smith at railfuture.org.uk
Latest NewsRailfuture Yorkshire branch publishes its Yorkshire Rail Campaigner newsletter four times a year.
Click to view the latest January 2020 edition.
Click HERE for a list of all previous editions (also downloadable in PDF format).
Yorkshire is on TwitterFollow Yorkshire Branch on its own local Twitter feed @RailfutureYorks as well as the national Railfuture Twitter feed @Railfuture
EventsClick Events to see key dates for rail campaigners in Yorkshire and across Britain.
CampaignsRailfuture 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 groupsThere 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 viewed online or downloaded in PDF format.
These groups have also been identified:
- Kirkgate Station, Friends of (Wakefield)
- Sheffield-Leeds 'Stop the Train'
Why not join Railfuture Yorkshire in pressing for improved rail services?Branch Membership Secretary is Andrew Dyson.
ContactChair of Railfuture Yorkshire is nina.smith at railfuture.org.uk
Co-Vice-Chairs are graham.collett at railfuture.org.uk and chris.hyomes at railfuture.org.uk
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