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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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The collision happened when theHonda motorcycle was travelling along Main Street

Men suffer leg injuries after bike collides with lamp post

Two men suffered serious leg injuries after the bike they were riding collided with a lamp post in Gisburn.
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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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Delays expected as Broughton Bypass work is stepped up

Temporary traffic lights will be in place on a section of the A6 as part of work on the Broughton Bypass near Preston from tomorrow, highways chiefs announced this afternoon.

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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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Broughton Bypass work at Whittingham Lane

Families feel ‘trapped’ by Broughton Bypass work

Residents who haven’t had their bins collected in nearly three weeks say they feel “trapped” by ongoing roadworks.

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The scene on the westbound M55 after the five vehicle smash

Arrest made after driver dies in M55 smash

A van driver was killed in a five vehicle smash which blocked the westbound carriageway of the M55 for around eight hours today.

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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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There will be picket lines at many stations

Rail strike to go ahead as union talks collapse

A rail strike on Friday will go ahead following a collapse in talks.
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Two lanes were closed as a result of the accident
Pic: Highways England

One lane closed on northbound M6 after accident

One lane is closed following an accident on the northbound M6 say Highways England.
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Northern services will be disrupted

Passengers warned to expect disruption ahead of third Northern Rail strike

More disruption is expected on rail services across Lancashire when guards stage a third walkout.

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The scene at junction 28 after the crash

UPDATE: Man taken to hospital with serious injuries after 10 vehicle smash

One man was taken to hospital with "serious" injuries following a 10 vehicle smash on the northbound M6.
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