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This looked into how building a second high-speed station in the Leeds City Region, as well as the one planned in Leeds, would deliver economic benefits to the region.
It tested the different economic benefits of stations at ten potential locations, including Bradford city centre, parkway-style stations at either Low Moor or Brighouse, as well as stops in Huddersfield, Halifax, east Leeds, Wakefield, York or Selby.
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He said: “Everything we read just points to the fact that this has got to happen - no ifs, buts or maybes.
It really is so important for Bradford and indeed for the wider city region as well.” Mr Garthwaite said it was hugely important that everyone kept lobbying Transport for the North and the Government, saying the “pressure needs to be kept on” for Bradford to be included on the Northern Powerhouse Rail line.
“The advantages are clear and for me, when I read it, I think actually they have done an incredibly good job on the creation of the report and make a very strong case for the city.” Mr Garthwaite said Bradford had a young population and that “we must have that connectivity for our young people”.
Mr Grayling has made supportive comments about Bradford’s campaign in the past.
A spokesman for the Department for Transport said they were considering whether to add Bradford to the Northern Powerhouse Rail network, as well as considering the case for stops at Huddersfield, Warrington and York.
It has now been released to the Telegraph & Argus in response to a request under the Freedom of Information Act.
Also released to the T&A was an earlier report, by consultants Systra/JMP.