Tracy Brabin demands urgent action to make Batley Station disability-friendly

Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin has written to the Government demanding urgent investment to make Batley railway station fully accessible for disabled passengers. Only one of the station’s platforms has level, step-free access, and Ms Brabin is calling on the Government to modernise the station to make it fit for purpose by making the…

Government refuses to guarantee much-needed local rail improvements

Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin has attacked the Government’s refusal to guarantee the long-promised full-electrification of the TransPennine rail route, saying a failure to deliver the improvements would amount to a “betrayal”. The MP says the latest reports, which indicate the Government is planning to ditch its pledge to fully electrify the route, will…

Tracy Brabin MP to Hold Public Meeting About Lady Anne Crossing

Local MP Tracy Brabin has organised a public meeting about the future of Lady Anne Crossing, which is situated on Howley Street in Batley. The meeting will be attended by representatives of Network Rail, and will be an opportunity for members of the public to hear about Network Rail’s progress on their plans to make…