|Message from WY Combined Transport Authority
We are writing to make you aware that we will soon be launching a period of public engagement regarding the Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) Parkway Station proposals.
The LBA Parkway is a West Yorkshire Combined Authority led scheme to provide a new rail station on the existing Harrogate Line, between Horsforth Station and the southern end of the Bramhope tunnel. The Parkway Station will help ease current congestion and associated air quality issues by improving access by public transport, by encouraging fewer people to drive to the airport. Another major aim of the Parkway Station is to increase sustainable travel to Leeds and beyond with the provision of the park and ride facilities which encourage transfer to rail and reduce car vehicle kilometres driven. This will again contribute to reducing congestion and associated air quality issues. The station will have the potential to provide walking and cycling routes from the highway network and connect into the existing footpath network to the east for Cookridge. This will give residents in the local area the opportunity to access the station by cycling and walking.
The station will also provide an interchange to serve the proposed employment hub which will further facilitate development, economic growth and regeneration in the area.
Further information on the scheme including details of how residents can get involved in the engagement will be available on our webpage from Monday 18 January until 21 February. Please click here to visit our webpage.
Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 precautions, we are unable to hold any face-to-face events as part of this engagement. However,any residents would like to talk to a member of the project team about the proposals you can contact us via the methods below.