Train disruptions announced across Lancashire today

Hundreds of trains across the North West have been cancelled today due to staff shortages.

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Rail compensation scheme announced for Lancashire passengers

​Northern rail passengers are being offered compensation equating to up to a month's ​travel as full details of the company's scheme were announced today.
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Virgin Trains gives ticket restrictions the boot to get fans home to watch England

Today Virgin Trains are removing ticket restrictions on all of its services to help England fans get home earlier for tonight’s semi-final match against Croatia.

Several train serviceshave been cancelled this morning following the theft of signalling cables near Lancaster

Trains cancelled and delayed after theft of cables

Several train services have been cancelled following the theft of signalling cables near Lancaster overnight.
The man was airlifted to hospital but sadly died from his injuries on Tuesday

Man, 94, dies after crash with HGVs

A pensioner has died following a crash involving a car and two lorries in Melling near Lancaster, say police.

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Police appeal after pensioner, 94, dies following road collision in Melling

A pensioner has died following a collision between a car and two lorries in Melling, close to Lancaster.


New charges come in at Manchester Airport from next week

Manchester Airport's plans to charge drivers who want to drop off passengers outside its terminals will go live next week.

Manchester Airport is 80 years old

It is 80 years since Manchester Airport opened, Suzannah Rogerson looks at the early days of a place visited by thousands of Lancastrians every day

Road blocked in Lancaster after two-car crash

A road has been blocked by a two car crash in Lancaster, say police.
Upgrade works on the Preston to Manchester route have been delayed, Network Rail has announced

Nine-day closure of Lancashire rail line planned for summer

A rail passengers in Lancashire are facing a nine-day closure of the track for further works.

The accident happened on Monday morning between junctions 34 for the Bay Gateway and 35.

Delays after crash on northbound M6

Delays are being reported following a collision between a car and a lorry on the northbound M6.
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.


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.

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."

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.

Strong winds brought by storm Hector felled the trees completely blocking the lines on Thursday morning.

Virgin Trains suspended north of Preston

Virgin Train services heading north from Preston have been suspended after trees fell on the line.

Legoland bins Northern Rail attractions to get behind furious rail passengers

The Northern Rail models at the heart of Legoland’s popular attraction have been binned in a bold move to back millions of rail commuters.

Lancashire passengers entitled to compensation following rail chaos

Passengers who have been affected by delays and cancellations from the chaos on the railways will be entitled to compensation to the value of up to a month’s rail travel.

Resurfacing work taking place. Photo: Stephanie Robinson.

Government announces £100m funding boost for Lancashire's road

A multi-million pound makeover fund is being injected into the North West’s highways network.
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