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Preston bus station information office to reopen and services to be given new timetables

Preston Bus Station. Credit: Blog Preston A dozen Lancashire bus services are to be given a boost with new and expanded timetables introduced on routes across the county. Bus operators and Lancashire County Council have agreed […]

3 days ago
Excitement builds as Old Tram Bridge replacement work officially begins

At the Old Tram Bridge on 16 May Work has officially begun on the replacement of Preston’s Old Tram Bridge. Blog Preston attended as key stakeholders including councillors, engineers and architect John Bridge gathered at the site today […]

3 days ago
Fresh Strand Road roadworks to start on day Corporation Street bus gate starts

Queues on Strand Road during Wednesday morning Pic: Blog Preston Motorists enduring roadworks in one of Preston’s busiest link roads are set to see work continue until June. Traffic lights in Strand Road are being replaced by Lancashire County Council. […]

5 days ago
New Hall Lane bus lane is approved despite concerns over ‘narrow road’

The new bus lane would run towards the city centre for a section of New Hall Lane Pic: Google Proposals for a ‘temporary trial’ of a new bus lane in New Hall Lane have been dismissed. Lancashire County Council’s cabinet approved pressing ahead with the stretch of bus-only road […]

6 days ago
Uncertainty over River Ribble quarry scheme ‘putting lives on hold’

Uncertainty over a proposed sand and gravel quarry on the banks of the River Ribble is ‘putting people’s lives on hold’, local residents have claimed. It is now three years […]

6 days ago
Leyland Road roadworks put back by a month

Leyland Road is to see new bus stop shelters put in Pic: Google Planned roadworks for a busy route between Penwortham and Lostock Hall have been put back by a month. A stretch of Leyland Road from the Bee Lane roundabout to the […]

7 days ago
Single fares on buses to be capped at £1 on Sundays

Preston Bus Station. Credit: Blog Preston Tickets for adults on buses will be capped at £1 under a new scheme introduced in Lancashire. They make up a reported £8.5m of bus services improvements that also includes […]

1 week ago
Corporation Street bus gate and Preston bus lanes – all you need to know

The Corporation Street bus gate Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s newest bus-only area comes into force in the next fortnight, but what are the rules? Corporation Street is being turned into a bus gate which means buses, taxis (and […]

1 week ago
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