Low Moor railway station update – April 2016

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A substantial update has been provided into the progress being made with the construction of Low Moor railway station. This will be presented to the Bradford sub committee meeting of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority on 8th April 2016.

Low Moor Rail Station

2.4. Construction of the new rail station and car park in Low Moor is now well underway. To date, most of the work to form the two new station platforms has been completed and construction of the main station car park is progressing well, with substantial earthworks undertaken and the main site retaining walls assembled. One of the main passenger lift shafts has also been erected on the southern part of the site and the majority of the necessary track adjustments have been completed.

2.5. Most of the main elements of the essential highway improvements have also been completed, including the construction of the main entrance to the new station car park and forming the new residents parking bay in New Works Road. New Traffic Regulation Orders will also be implemented nearer completion of the scheme, providing new traffic priority measures in New Works Road and the junction with Cleckheaton Road.

2.6. During the work, a previously unrecorded mine shaft was discovered that requires extensive treatment in order to make it suitable to build above. Work to treat the shaft is well underway and due to be completed in April. Completion is programmed for late summer.

2.7. The new station will be served by hourly trains to Bradford Interchange, Leeds, Halifax and Huddersfield. Grand Central has also expressed an interest in stopping at the new station

2 comments

    1. Good afternoon Elaine,

      I don’t know if you responded to the correct post or not. Low Moor is unlikely to get a direct service to Taunton. However, it is expected to get an hourly train service with the Grand Central to London as well.

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