Northern has announced that it has introduced better train links between West and East Yorkshire thanks to a new direct service between Halifax and Hull.
The route was introduced as part of Northern’s new timetable.
Northern was joined by local councillors and the business community at Hull Paragon Station to wave-off one of Northern’s Class 158 trains as it headed off to Halifax.
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What did the officials say?
Steve Hopkinson, Regional Director at Northern, said:
“I’m delighted to have been able to introduce this new service which provides a great link between two of Yorkshire’s iconic locations – and all points in between.
“We are determined to give our customers greater flexibility and better connectivity and this new service provides fantastic journey opportunities across the breadth of Yorkshire.”
“The launch event shows not only how important this service is for our customer, but also the support it has from the local community.
“The improved links will provide new commuting and leisure opportunities which will help contribute to economic development at all points on the route.”
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