Delays after two car smash on M61

A two-car smash on the M61 is causing delays this morning.
West Coast Mainline

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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Part of DunkirkLane, Leyland close to junction with Paradise Lane and the Moss Side shops has collapsed.

Traffic disruption as main road collapses

A sink hole has opened up on a main artery in and out of Leyland.

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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.

Moped rider killed in collision

Moped rider killed in collision

A moped rider has died after his machine mounted the pavement and ploughed into railings.

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Firefighters free woman from wreckage of car

Firefighters free woman from wreckage of car

A woman had to be freed from the wreckage of her car by firefighters after a smash with a van.

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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The RMT has staged several walkouts over the driver only plans

Rail union calls on minority Government to rethink threat to guards

Rail union the RMT has urged train operators to think again on plans to remove guards from their services in the light of the General Election result.

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The overnight closure will involve a section to the north of Broughton village, where the new bypass will meet the A6.

Major Preston road to be closed overnight for construction work

A section of the A6 will be closed overnight for construction work on the Broughton Bypass on Friday 16 June, Saturday 17 June and Monday 19 June, say Lancashire County Council.

An air ambulance was called to the scene

Girl taken to hospital after collision with taxi in Chorley

A 10 year-old girl was taken to hospital after she was involved in a collision with a taxi, say police.
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Katy Perry

Rail firm offering free travel to One Love Manchester gig-goers

Two transport companies are helping gig-goers get to the Manchester tribute concert for free or at a discount rate.

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The cows' behaviour was 'udderly' baffling

Unruly cows cause 'udder' chaos at motorway services

Lancashire Road Police were tasked with trying to 'mooove' on a herd of cows after they descended on a service station last night.
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Normal traffic conditions are expected at around 12:30pm.
PIC: Motorway Cameras

Lane closed on southbound M6 after lamp post catches fire

A lane was closed on the southbound M6 after a lamp post caught fire, say Highways England.
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.

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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A car was pulled over near Junction 28 of the M6. Photo: Lancs Roads Police

Drunk driver caught on motorway with lights off in the early hours

This driver was caught driving up the M6 while drunk, with their lights off.

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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.

The RMT has suspended planned strike action following the Manchester bombing

Rail strikes suspended following terror attack

Rail strikes planned for next week have been suspended as a show of 'solidarity' with the people of Manchester following yesterday's terror attack

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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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