Yorkshire Branch


The Yorkshire Branch covers the County of North Yorkshire, the unitary authorities of East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston-upon-Hull, and York, and the Metropolitan Districts of Barnsley, Bradford, Calderdale, Doncaster, Kirklees, Leeds, Rotherham, Sheffield, and Wakefield.

Branch Meetings

Railfuture Yorkshire online branch meeting Tuesday 13th February 2024 at 19.00
Ian Brown, Railfuture National Vice-President and Policy Director
Prospects for the Railway to 2030

On Tuesday 13 February 2024, we will be delighted to welcome Ian Brown, Railfuture National Vice-President and Policy Director, to speak at our online branch meeting. Ian has held a number of high-profile positions within the railway and is now an influential member of the National Railfuture Board. The subject of Ian’s presentation will be `Prospects for the Railway to 2030’.

We hope you will be able to join us for what promises to be an extremely interesting and thought-provoking evening. Following his presentation, Ian will take questions from the Railfuture audience.

Everyone is welcome to join us – please contact andrew.dyson at railfuture.org.uk for the Zoom link. The meeting will start promptly at 19.00, but you are welcome to join from 18.50.

We look forward to seeing you!

Railfuture Yorkshire AGM 2024

The Railfuture Yorkshire AGM and Branch Meeting will take place on Saturday 27 April at 1pm at Priestly Hall, Mill Lane Chapel, City Square, Leeds LS1 5EB (just three minutes’ walk from Leeds railway station). Please save the date in your diary!

For details of future webinars and meetings, please return to this web page or contact chair of Railfuture Yorkshire nina.smith at railfuture.org.uk

Latest News

Railfuture Yorkshire branch publishes its Yorkshire Rail Campaigner newsletter four times a year.
Click to view the latest December 2023 edition.
Click HERE for a list of all previous editions (also downloadable in PDF format).

Yorkshire is on Twitter

Follow Yorkshire Branch on its own local Twitter feed @RailfutureYorks as well as the national Railfuture Twitter feed @Railfuture


Click Events to see key dates for rail campaigners in Yorkshire and across Britain.   


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 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: Andrew.dyson at railfuture.org.uk


Chair of Railfuture Yorkshire is Nina Smith: nina.smith at railfuture.org.uk
Co-Vice-Chairs are Graham Collett: graham.collett at railfuture.org.uk and Andrew Dyson: Andrew.dyson at railfuture.org.uk

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