Decision details

West Yorkshire Mass Transit

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval for the scheme to proceed through Activity 1 (Strategic Assessment) and for preparation work to begin on Activity 2 (Strategic Outline Case).


Resolved:  That following a recommendation from the Investment Committee, the Combined Authority approves:

(a)   That the West Yorkshire Mass Transit programme proceeds through decision point 1 (Strategic assessment) and work commences on activity 2 (Strategic outline case). 

(b)   That development funding be agreed for £2.041 million from WY+TF Transformational Fund to develop the feasibility of the scheme.

(c)   That future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance   pathway and approval route outlined in the submitted report following a recommendation by the Combined Authority’s Programme Appraisal Team. This will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in the report. 


Report author: Tom Gifford

Publication date: 27/07/2020

Date of decision: 27/07/2020

Decided at meeting: 27/07/2020 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Effective from: 04/08/2020