Council officials are examining the idea of demolishing the Queen Street bridge, between York Railway Station and Micklegate Bar, to create an interchange on land below. Passengers emerging from the railway station would only have to walk a short distance to catch buses to most destinations in York and further afield.
Councillor Dave Merrett, Cabinet Member for Transport, Planning & Sustainability, stressed that the multi-million pound proposal was at a very early stage, with officers having started a detailed examination of its feasibility and the potential cost benefits only a month or two ago.
Such an interchange could have benefits for bus services coming into the city which currently don’t go to the station, partly because of turning difficulties,” he said. “For example, the Easingwold service turns round at Exhibition Square ...
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