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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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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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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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Lorry goes off the road on the M6 northbound near Forton.

Lorry veers off M6 motorway

There were reports of tailbacks on the M6 northbound after a lorry entered a field off the motorway.

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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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Long queues at Preston station as pasengers wait for replacement bus services.
Photo: Tom Taylor

No Bank Holiday trains from Preston to Carlisle

There will be no trains running from Preston to Carlisle tomorrow, Network Rail has announced.

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Three fishermen were rescued from the sea. Photo: Morecambe RNLI

Three stranded fishermen rescued

Three stranded fishermen have been rescued by lifeboat crews.

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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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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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Stagecoach staff at the ceremony from left standing, Robert Iles, retired driver of 23 years, Tristan OCallaghan, shift fitter of 20 years, Christopher Chinery, property cleaner of 20 years, Christine Chinery, engineering clerk of 20 years, Phil Craig, driver of 20 years, Pauline Whitaker, retired travel shop sales clerk of 23 years, William Hopps, retired driver of 29 years, Michael Morris of retired driver of 23 years, David Burgess, retired driving instructor of 21 years, Willie McPhail, operations manager of 20 years, Neville Topley, driver of 30 years. Seated, Bryan Walkden, chief engineer, Matt Cranwell and David Lee-Kong, operations director.

Stagecoach staff celebrate 249 years of service

Stagecoach staff based in Morecambe are celebrating after clocking up an incredible 249 years of service.

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Moto are warning people to expect more traffic than usual

M6 closures to take place next week

The M6 is scheduled to close for two consecutive nights to allow essential work to be carried out to a footbridge, says a motorway service provider.
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Bare Lane railway station crossing.

Tyres placed on tracks at Bare Lane could have derailed train

Children who placed tyres on the level crossing at Bare Lane could have derailed a train and injured or killed passengers, said police.

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Northern have said they will be running 40% of its services and more than 300 bus replacement buses.

Rail users in the north west hit by 24-hour strike

Rail travellers across the north west have been hit by train strikes as Northern employees walked-out in a dispute over the role of guards.

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The tree fell on the route between Preston and Lancaster

Trains delayed after tree falls on electric wires

Some early morning train services may be delayed after a tree fell onto overhead electric wires, warns National Rail Enquiries.

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Ian Entwistle's bike will be used to educate other bikers about riding safely.

Bikers will be on the right track this Easter

A new motorcycle safety initiative ‘Are you on the right track?’ is being launched this Easter to encourage bikers to ride safely on Lancashire’s roads.

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The scene of the accident on Friday in which a woman died. Picture: Max Silk.

OAP dies in city accident

Police are appealing for witnesses after the death of a woman following a collision in Lancaster city centre.

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Police were called to Kingsway on Saturday after a man drove into a shop window.

OAP reverses into cars and a window during Lancaster incident

An elderly driver reversed into cars in a car wash and drove into a shop window.

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Roads were closed due to the April snowfall in Derbyshire in 2016

Snow warning issued for Lancashire

A weather warning for snow has been issued for Lancashire.

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Police and ambulance services were called to the scene this morning after a taxi and a lorry collided.

Early morning crash causes delays in Lancaster

Drivers in Lancaster are reporting delays after a two-vehicle smash on Greyhound Bridge Road.

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