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MP vows to continue rat run speed battle

An MP has vowed to continue his fight to cut the speed limit on a notorious rat run road.

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RMT members on the picket line at Blackpool North last week

New rail strike announced for Grand National day

Rail Union RMT has confirmed further strike action by guards and driver members on Arriva Rail North over the introduction of Driver Only Operations.

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Drivers reported delays in the area

Delays after two-vehicle smash on southbound M6

All lanes have re-opened following a two-vehicle smash on the southbound M6, say police.
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Lancashire's gritters are gearing up to keep the county moving over the weekend

Snow warning issued for Lancashire

A weather warning for snow has been issued for Lancashire.

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The Fleetwood Knott End Ferry

Wyre Council to decide on new deal for Knott End ferry service

Mystery surrounds a secret meeting about the future of the Knott End to Fleetwood ferry.

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Park Lane in Preesall

Biker hurt in crash on village road

A motorcyclist has been injured in a collision with a car

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The 24-year-old cyclist, from Lytham, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital, where he has since undergone surgery for head injuries and a broken jaw.

Cyclist suffers serious head injuries after collision in Lytham

A cyclist has suffered serious head injuries following a collision with a Mercedes, say police.

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Drivers are reporting tailbacks in the area

UPDATE: Lanes re-open after three-car smash on M55

All lanes have re-opened following an earlier three vehicle smash on the M55, say police.
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Tram danger reminder after passengers hurt in emergency stop

Drivers are being warned of the consequences of playing ‘chicken’ with trams following a collision which left two passengers hurt.

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Members of the RMT on a picket line at Blackpool North

Thousands back petition to keep guards on all Northern trains

More than 11,000 people have signed an online petition calling on train operator Northern Rail to scrap plans for driver only operations (DOO).

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Train users are urged to check before they travel today as strike hits services across the north west.

Passengers urged to 'check before you travel' as strike hits north west trains

Train users are urged to check before they travel today as strike hits services across the north west.
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New mobile phone rules saw 77 Lancashire drivers fined and given 6 penalty points for using phone while driving

New mobile phone rules saw 77 Lancashire drivers fined and given 6 penalty points for using phone while driving

A total of 77 drivers were stopped and handed tough new penalties as part of a week of action to catch motorists using mobile phones behind the wheel.
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WATCH: Driver gets Bispham roundabout horribly wrong

A Blackpool driving instructor was left speechless after another car passed him going the wrong way on a notorious roundabout.
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The accident happened on St Michaels Road close to Myerscough College

UPDATE: Man 'critical' after crash near Myerscough College

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was left in a critical condition following a crash in Bilsborrow.
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M6 closed following crash

M6 closed following crash

Both carriageways of the M6 have been closed following an accident involving two lorries.

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Thetrain operator expects to run around980 services across their entire network - around 40% of their usual service.

Less than half of Northern trains to run on strike day

Train services across the north west are likely to be severely disrupted as members of the RMT strike over the introduction of driver only operation.
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Poulton and Wyre Railway Society celebrating the 175th anniversary of the railway line two years ago

Keeping railway fan’s dream on right track

Enthusiasts mark 10 years of work on lost railway lines. Poulton and Wyre Railway Society’s David Cox outlines the progress made so far.

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Carleton crossing

Heritage line team hoping to bag a piece of history

A landmark known to almost every Fylde coast driver could be moved brick by brick to a new home.

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A section of trackside wall collapsed sending 200 tonnes of debris across the four lines

Liverpool Lime Street station to reopen tomorrow

Liverpool Lime Street station will reopen to trains tomorrow – 24 hours ahead of schedule, say Network Rail.
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Fire crews at the scene of the crash

Driver arrested following 'high speed' tram track smash

A car was badly damaged when it smashed into a pylon on tram lines at Cleveleys
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