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Union announces fresh strike action on Lancashire rail services

Rail passengers face more misery as guards prepare to stage a three day strike as part of an ongoing dispute.

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West Coast Mainline

Companies in bid to run West Coast Mainline announced

The three companies which will bid to run trains on the West Coast Mainline have been announced today.

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Two lanes are blocked on the M55 after a van overturned, say fire services.

Two lanes blocked on motorway after van overturns

Two lanes were blocked on the M55 after a van overturned during this morning's rush hour, say fire services.
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Driver’s miracle escape as car somersaults on m-way

Driver’s miracle escape as car somersaults on m-way

A driver had a miraculous escape after his car flipped over several times on the M55 this afternoon.

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A Blackpool tram

Blackpool tramway scores highly

Satisfaction levels remain high for tram passengers in Blackpool.

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Manchester, Gatwick and Stansted are in the bottom five in the AirHelp ranking which looks at punctuality, quality and service at 76airports worldwide.

Manchester Airport among 'worst in the world' according to new ranking

Manchester airport has been placed among the worst 10 in the world, according to new rankings.
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The RMT has staged several walkouts over the driver only plans

Rail union calls on minority Government to rethink threat to guards

Rail union the RMT has urged train operators to think again on plans to remove guards from their services in the light of the General Election result.

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The police witness appeal

Pensioner dies in hospital after ‘freak’ car accident

A pensioner died after being run over by her own car in what has been described as a ‘freak accident’.

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Progress on the Broughton Bypass

Road closure as part of bypass construction

Work to construct the Broughton Bypass will see road closures along a main road.

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The accident happened at the junction of Mythop Road and Chain Lane

APPEAL: Cyclist injured after collision in Blackpool

A cyclist suffered a broken wrist after he was involved in a collision with a car in Blackpool, say police.
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Police used a stinger to bring the car to a stop

Two arrested in Broughton after M55 pursuit

Two men were arrested following an early morning pursuit along the M55 eastbound, say police.

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The metal pile was left on the line at Kirkham by engineers

One-tonne steel pile 'left' on rail line

A railway maintenance vehicle came close to hitting a one-tonne metal pile which had been left on the tracks.
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Blackpool Road in Clifton

Biker hospitalised after crashing into fence

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after falling off his bike and into a fence.
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Northern Rail services will be running in and out of Manchester Victoria from Tuesday

Manchester’s Victoria station set to reopen

Manchester’s Victoria station will reopen from tomorrow, it has been announced.

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Manchester Victoria station is still closed as it is a crime scene

Bank holiday train cancellations as station still closed after terror attack

Northern Rail has announced the latest revised train timetable for the bank holiday weekend.

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Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

A number of services will be impacted on Wednesday May 24 due to the ongoing closure of Manchester Victoria station following Monday evening’s terrorist incident at Manchester Arena, say Northern.

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The RMT has suspended planned strike action following the Manchester bombing

Rail strikes suspended following terror attack

Rail strikes planned for next week have been suspended as a show of 'solidarity' with the people of Manchester following yesterday's terror attack

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19 people have been killed in a suspected terrorist incident

Northern rail service changes following suspected terrorist incident at Manchester Arena

Northern has announced details of the services which will run to and from Manchester on Tuesday May 23.
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‘Several months’ of noisy rail works on the Preston to Blackpool line

‘Several months’ of noisy rail works on the Preston to Blackpool line

Noisy works taking place overnight on the railway between Preston and Blackpool will continue for several months, it has been confirmed.

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Average speed cameras are being installed at eight sites in Lancashire

Average speed camera scheme shortened

Average speed cameras will not be installed on a stretch of Fylde coast road.

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