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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.

Transport
Police were called following reports of a collision on Cottam Way close to the junction with Canberra Lane.

APPEAL: Collision with cyclist in Preston

A witness appeal has been launched after a van and and a cyclist collided in in Preston.

Transport
An two-car smash on the M61 is causing delays this morning.

Delays after two car smash on M61

A two-car smash on the M61 is causing delays this morning.
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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.

Transport
Peter Ward (front) out cycling on the Guild Wheel

Guild Wheel’s Peter in call for ‘respect’

The co-creator of the Guild Wheel has called on cyclists and motorists to show more respect for each other after he was injured in a “road rage” confrontation.

Crime
Virgin Trains' Pendolino

Rivals slug it out to take over Blackpool to London rail route

Rival bids to add more daily direct train journeys between Blackpool and London have been submitted.

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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.
Transport
Part of DunkirkLane, Leyland close to junction with Paradise Lane and the Moss Side shops has collapsed.

Traffic disruption as main road collapses

A sink hole has opened up on a main artery in and out of Leyland.

Leyland
A 38-year-old motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital with a suspected head and shoulder injury

Two suffer serious injuries after motorway smash

Two people were taken to hospital following a serious collision yesterday on the northbound M6, say police.
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One lane has been closed Pic:Highways England

Fire closes one lane of northbound M6

One lane has been closed on the northbound M6 following a vehicle fire, say Highways England.
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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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Air Ambulance landed on the southbound carriageway

M-way smash causes long delays

Police have urged motorists to avoid the northbound carriageway of the M6 between Preston and Lancaster after a serious collision.

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Moped rider killed in collision

Moped rider killed in collision

A moped rider has died after his machine mounted the pavement and ploughed into railings.

Transport
Firefighters free woman from wreckage of car

Firefighters free woman from wreckage of car

A woman had to be freed from the wreckage of her car by firefighters after a smash with a van.

Transport
Rush hour delays after motorcycle and car collide

Rush hour delays after motorcycle and car collide

A motorcylist was injured after his machine collided with a car on the busy A6 in Fulwood.

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The M6 was closed in both directions

M6 closed overnight after person reported on bridge

The M6 was closed in both directions last night after a person was reported on the wrong side of a bridge, say police.

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Taxis in Preston

Taxi fares could be set to rise in Preston

Passengers in Preston could soon pay an extra 20p for a two mile taxi journey if an application to the council is approved today.

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Preston Trampower is hoping to create the Guild tramway which would have 12 stops across the city including Preston city centre.

£19m Guild tramway plans ready to go

Public transport could be set to be transformed in Preston with ground-breaking multi-million pound plans set to be submitted next month. The £19m vision would see key locations across the city connected by trams as well as taking hundreds of cars away from already congested roads.

Preston
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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Drivers are being warned of delays in the area. Pic: Highways England

Delays on M61 after crash

Drivers are being warned to "allow extra time" following a collision on the M61.

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