Leeds Station taxi rank set to move as two major upgrades begin: Leeds station-93

Wednesday 3 May 2023

Leeds Station taxi rank set to move as two major upgrades begin

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The main taxi rank at Leeds Station is set to relocate as two big projects to improve the station hit the ground. 

From 18 May at 19:00, customers will no longer be picked up on New Station Street, which is closing to all road traffic as Network Rail engineers work to strengthen the structures beneath the road that support the Station.  

This essential work is being carried out in parallel with the Leeds Station Sustainable Travel Gateway Scheme, which will transform the station gateway and is being delivered by Leeds City Council on behalf of Network Rail and in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. 

The taxi rank on New Station Street will relocate to Princes Square (off Aire Street) in the short-stay car park, next to Wetherspoons. Short-stay parking will move to the multi-storey car park on 10 May.  

Maxine Joicey, Station Customer Experience Manager, said: “These two crucial projects to further enhance Leeds Station are great news for the city. We’re working closely with our partners, in particularly Leeds City Council, to make sure the relocation of the taxis to Princes Square will be clearly communicated both in the station and online to passengers, businesses and the general public so that planning journeys to and from the station remain as simple and smooth as possible.” 


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