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Train users warned over closures and reduced services over bank holiday

Train users hoping to travel to and from London over the August bank holiday weekend are being warned to plan their journeys now as a major London station is set to close for engineering works.

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Drivers are experiencing delays following a crash on the northbound M6.

Delays after crash on northbound M6

Drivers are experiencing delays following a crash on the northbound M6.

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The M6 north near junction 31

Multi-vehicle collision on the M6 at Preston

There has been a multi-vehicle collision on the M6 between junctions 31 and 31A near the Tickled Trout this evening.

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Road blocked in Leyland after multi-vehicle crash

A road has been blocked in both directions following a collision in Leyland.
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The road is expected to be closed for a long period of time

UPDATE: Severe delays reported after serious crash

Several roads have been closed following a serious collision in Yealand Conyers.
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Major delays are expected on the rail network this morning after a train broke down betweenBolton and Salford Crescent.

Delays to services after train blocks track

Major delays are expected on the rail network this morning after a train broke down between Bolton and Salford Crescent.

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UPDATE: Road reopened following serious crash

UPDATE: Road reopened following serious crash

A major road in the Chorley area is now re-open after a serious accident.

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A Northern Rail train

Revised rail timetable during industrial action

Northern Rail has announced the full timetable for train services set to run during the three days of industrial action from July 8 to 10.

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Drivers are being warned of diversion that will be put in place

South Ribble drivers warned of diversions this summer

Drivers in South Ribble are being warned to expect some disruption this summer as diversions are put in place to allow for road works, says Lancashire County Council.

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Northern Rail services will be hit by strike action

Union announces fresh strike action on Lancashire rail services

Rail passengers face more misery as guards prepare to stage a three day strike as part of an ongoing dispute.

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An two-car smash on the M61 is causing delays this morning.

Delays after two car smash on M61

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

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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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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.

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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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Average speed cameras to go live near Chorley

Average speed cameras to go live near Chorley

The first section of a new average speed camera scheme near Chorley will go live from Friday June 9, it has been confirmed.

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