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Bus routes between Preston and Buckshaw Village, Ribble Valley and Ormskirk receive a boost

Preston Bus Station's car park has now reopened Pic: Tony Worrall Buses in Preston and South Ribble will be getting a boost in July thanks to an extra £750,000 being invested by Lancashire County Council. A number of improvements will be […]

7 months ago
Plans for Preston tram remain on track despite funding blow

Preston’s tram plan looks back on track after the group leading the project missed out on government cash for a second time. Trampower, the company proposing the city’s first light […]

9 years ago
West Coast Main Line: Longer trains for longer franchise

Virgin Trains Class 390 Penolino passing through Leyland The hard-pressed commuter is set to benefit from thousands more standard class seats in a deal struck between Virgin Trains and the Department for Transport. Virgin, who manage Preston station, […]

9 years ago
Opinion: What do you want from your new train operator?

A Virgin Train Class 390 Pendolino on the west coast main line (c)Ingy the Wingy on Flickr The time has come for Blog Preston readers to have some input into the new West Coast Franchise arriving in April 2012. As passengers, you are paying for the privilege […]

10 years ago
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