Reopen the through line at Castleford. Build a new station off the motorway junction to connect with rail services to Leeds-Sheffield and York-Wakefield-Huddersfield-Manchester as a hub linking rail across the region with M62, M1 and A1M. This could drive regeneration and combine motorway and rail in a complementary rather than either or manner.
Trial a new model of rail ticket from this hub based on possible conmute and travel paterns rather than based around a single authorities travel system e g. per mile pricing rather than crude zones which have left the area underfunded on the border of North, South Yorkshire and Humberside.
Potentially reopen Castleford-Garforth-Leeds to rebalance Leeds city station with more trains from the east (most trains arrive from the west, but loop round the city and bottleneck at Whitehall junction).
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