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    Accident on Blackpool Tramway LRT 27/08/19

    Towards the end of 'Ride the Lights event ' a serious accident has occurred between Dutton Arms and South Pier. Promenade cordoned off, lots of Police cars & vans, Fire Engine etc. Power is now off. Report in Blackpool Gazette...
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    Penryn to Blackpool via Hereford today

    Hi My son was sold a single ticket on train. Penryn - Blackpool North. Around £60 with YP railcard discount. (good price) The ticket is anytime. But says via Hereford. I assume this means he has to travel via Hereford. Now left Truro on 10.43 Train. I assume change at Plymouth, Bristol...
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    Fleetwood Railway

    Has the possibility of reinstating a commuter rail service from Fleetwood via Poulton to Preston drifted even further away?
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    BBC Inside Out ''Why are Trains so Overcrowded in the NW''

    Inside Out North West Tonight. (Sky 958) 7.30 tonight ''Why are Trains overcrowded in the region?'' Southport MP John Pugh - ''Pacers should be withdrawn on safety grounds'' Northern - They meet current safety... Paul Ross cycles the Way of the Roses - Morecambe to Bridlington.
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    Blackpool South Railway Closures for Golf Event.

    !5th to 22nd July. Open Champion 2012 Blackpool South, Pleasure Beach, Squires Gate, St Annes and Lytham stations will be closed for the duration of the event. :( An hourly bus replacement service will operate between these stations. A rail shuttle service - Preston to Ansell & Fairhaven station...
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    Blackpool Tram Services During Tower Headland Events

    Residents, businesses and visitors are being advised to take note of tramway and road closures ahead of Blackpool’s planned premier Tower Festival Headland events. The brand new £100m light rail tram will be closed between Manchester...
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    Blackpool Bridge Replacement

    The road bridge on Tithebarn Street between Poulton and Carleton is set to be demolished and rebuilt from next summer as part of plans to electrify the railway between Preston and Blackpool. Network Rail have confirmed the programme of work is set to go ahead but do not yet have a start date...