Rail satisfaction falls amid poor punctuality and lack of seats

Passenger satisfaction with train journeys in Britain is "significantly down" amid poor punctuality, a lack of seats and the poor condition of stations, a study has found.

Rail timetable 'crisis' in northern England expected to last until NOVEMBER

It will take until November before there is a "stable network" in place to run trains on a new timetable in the north of England, Network Rail has said.
Lanes were closed following the accident

Delays on M6 after crash involving camper van

Drivers are facing long delays following an accident on the M6.

Signs have popped up around two access routes off Mill Lane

Slip roads for M6 Charnock Richard services set to close

It looks like it is the end of the line for slip roads at a service station in Charnock Richard, off the M6 motorway.

Emergency services were called to the eastbound carriageway after the rider came off a bike between junctions 1 and 2 on Monday evening.

Man in 'serious condition' after motorway crash

A man has suffered serious head injuries following an accident on the M65, say police.
Rail services across the North West will be disrupted today by a fresh strike in the long-running dispute over guards ontrains.

TRAIN STRIKES: Disruption across north west as train users hit by more strikes

Rail services across the North West will be disrupted today by a fresh strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains.
Police have closed the M65 eastbound

Diversions in place after motorway crash

Diversions are in place tonight after a serious crash closed the M65 eastbound between junctions one and two.


New instant roadside breathalysers will not give drink-drivers time to sober up

Moves to introduce new roadside breathalysers that will allow police to gather on-the-spot proof of drink-driving have been welcomed in Lancashire.

Police received reports of a crashed car which had been abandoned on Market Street

Stolen car crashes in Adlington

A road was closed after a stolen car crashed into parked cars in Adlington, say police.


Carriageway reopens on M55 after crash

The Westbound carriageway of the M55 has re-opened after it was closed following a two-vehicle crash, say police.
An image of the overturned van (Image: Lancashire Road Police).

Overturned van closes one lane of the M6

One lane of the M6 has been closed due to an overturned van.

Fleet of 200 bikes to pay tribute to tragic blood biker at funeral

Friends and colleagues of a dedicated blood biker, who lost his life in a horror crash while serving his community, have paid touching tribute to their "angel on two wheels."

The motorway is closed in both directions.

M65 closed in both directions as police deal with 'distressed' woman on bridge

The M65 has been closed in both directions as police deal with a 'distressed' woman on an over bridge.
Two slip roads have been closed.

Motorway slip roads closed as police deal with 'distressed' woman on a bridge

Two motorway slip roads on the M6 have been closed this morning (Saturday, June 16) while police dealt with what they described as a "distressed" woman on a bridge.
The seized Audi.

Car seized after driver "swerving all over the road" only had a provisional licence

Preston Police have revealed how they seized an Audi after the driver was stopped for swerving all over the carriageway.
Resurfacing work taking place. Photo: Stephanie Robinson

Relief for north Lancashire residents after roadworks change

Motorway diversion plans north of Lancaster have been altered - to the relief of residents and Lancashire County Council.

Northern have released a limited timetable around strike action taking place later this month.

Northern release limited timetables ahead of strike action

Northern has today released its timetables for two of the three days of RMT strike action next week.

The Leyland-made Popemobile in 1982 for Pope John Paul II's visit to Lancashire.

Classic car comes to Leyland Festival's rescue in absence of the town's Popemobile

The lack of a Popemobile at today’s Leyland Festival has been resolved at the eleventh hour – with a 1964 cream convertible Morris Minor coming to the rescue.
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Network Rail is working on new tracks

More rail works in North West this weekend

Passengers travelling in the North West are reminded to check before they travel this weekend as upgrades to the railway take place.

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Welsh Assembly committee launches pothole photography competition

A pothole competition has been launched by a Welsh Assembly committee.

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