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BACKGROUND

The Harrogate Line between Leeds, Harrogate, Knaresborough and York is one of the busiest lines in the Northern Rail franchise. 
Hence there are several schemes planned for upgrading the track, the signals, the rolling stock and some stations.  

Read more about the history of the campaign in the following documents  (click links to download PDF files):

To keep up to date on developments you may wish to join the Harrogate Line Supporters Group – FREE by e-mail only to info@harrogateline.org

LATEST NEWS - September 2017:

HARROGATE LINE SUPPORTERS GROUP BULLETIN No 25

TRANSPORT UPDATE – HARROGATE DISTRICT

CONTENTS LIST:  Click here for full Bulletin

1.  Harrogate Line rail service improvements – new timetables look better

2.  Chamber Traffic & Transport Update meeting – Air, Bus and Rail services

3.  Virgin Trains East Coast – direct Harrogate-Kings Cross services from 2019

4.  Harrogate Station named medium station of the year in National Rail Awards

5.  No 36 Bus Service – Leeds-Harrogate every 10 minutes each way all day!

6.  Railfuture – Yorkshire Rail Campaigner – Airport Parkway Station debate

7.  References:  Chamber REVIEW; DfT Minister’s Letter; Yorkshire Rail Campaigner 38

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HARROGATE LINE SUPPORTERS GROUP BULLETINS

Click HLSG links to download Harrogate Line Supporters Group Bulletin as PDF files

Bulletin No.

Main Subjects

Issued

HLSG 25

Air, Bus & Rail services; Virgin Trains EC; 36 Bus Service 10 mins.

Sept 2017

HLSG 24

Positive response from Northern Rail on new Timetables

August 2017

HLSG 23

Feedback from Members on Northern's Proposed Timetables

July 2017

HLSG 22

Response to Northern Railway Consultation on Harrogate Line

July 2017

HLSG 21

Serious flaws in planning and consultation with key Stakeholders

May 2017

HLSG 20

Improvements achieved, committed, planned and proposed

January 2017

HLSG 19

Harrogate - Leeds Bradford Airport Rail Connection Options

December 2016

HLSG 18

Leeds Bradford Airport Parkway Station on the Harrogate Line

December 2016

HLSG 17

Virgin Plans; Arriva Plans; Northern Plans; LBA Links

May 2017

HLSG 16

Northern Franchise; LBA Parkway Line & Station Improvements

March 2016

HLSG 15

Invitation to Chamber Meeting - Virgin, Transdev & NYCC

October 2015

HLSG 14

New PPS; IEP Trains; Parking Charges; D78 Trains

May 2015

HLSG 13

Promises of more and more trains to Harrogate!

March 2015

HLSG 12

Electrification endorsed; Northern Consultation; LBA Parkway

October 2014

HLSG 11

Rail North; Northern & TPE, Harrogate Line Developments

July 2014

HLSG 10

Electrification Task Force; Rail Industry Day

June 2014

HARROGATE LINE INFORMATION SHEETS

Click HT links to download Harrogate Line Information Sheets as PDF files

Ref No

Title

Version No

Issued

HT401

Harrogate Line Objectives

7b

Jan 2015

HT402

Need for extra Harrogate-London direct services

v7

Sep 2012

HT403

Harrogate Line FAQs

 

Sep 2017

HT404

Harrogate Line electrification Business Case News

 

 

HT414

Harrogate-London Direct Services

9b

Feb 2014

HT415

How the London Trains Arrived

2

Mar 2015

HT420

Pilot Proposal - Why Harrogate "Metro" Line?

G(iii)

Aug 2011

HT423

Why Harrogate Trains? Summary

 

Feb 2014

HT424

Why Harrogate Trains? (25 pages)

2010h

Aug 2010

HT425

Chamber welcomes electrification campaign success

 

Mar 2015

HT457

Harrogate-Airport Bus Service

E

Jan 2015

HT460

Leeds Cross-City Lines

1

May 2016

HT465

Harrogate Line - Station Usage Statistics 2007-2016

a

May 2017

HT466

Harrogate Line Extra Trains - faster but non-stop?

e

July 2017

HT467

Harrogate Line - Suggested 2017-18 Timetable with extra trains

2b

May 2017

HT470

Priorities for new stations on Leeds-Harrogate-York Line + LBA Parkway

 

Sep 2014

HT473

LBIA Parkway Station - Consultants' Assessment Flawed?

Final

Jan 2015

HT479

Harrogate Line - Tram-Trains vs Heavy Rail

3

Mar 2017

HT483

Chamber welcomes new London-Harrogate Trains

 

Jan 2011

HT489

Chamber welcomes Virgin East Coast announcement

 

May 2016

For News Releases during the campaign click here

To find out more about the Virgin Trains East Coast direct trains between Harrogate and London click here