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Preston’s trams then and now, a light rail future?

Horse-drawn tram from the 1880s Pic: Preston Digital Archive Work on creating a new tram network in Preston continues. The city should be joining Manchester, Blackpool and Birmingham in having its own system. Earlier this year, Preston Trampower acquired […]

4 months ago
Preston trams project to convert Gamull Lane listed building into new HQ

Lincoln Shields of Preston Trampower in front of Station House. Pic: Preston Trampower Preston Trampower has bought a new headquarters for their Guild Line tram project. The listed building will be part of the project to launch a sustainable tramway in the city. […]

12 months ago
Latest plans for Preston tram network ‘could see first rides by 2021’ on Deepdale test line

Preston Trampower has won planning approval to build a demonstrator line as part of its plans to bring passenger tram services back to the city after an absence of 85 […]

1 year ago
Latest instalment of Preston trams project set for approval

An artists impression of how the tram stop on Deepdale Street would look The Preston trams project is due to go to the planning committee this week (Thursday 3 December). The plans are recommended for approval with conditions, and are the latest set […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s test tramline could be back on track

More of the old railway line becoming clear near the West View Leisure Centre A planning application has been submitted to use the old railway in Skeffington Road in Ribbleton as a test tramline. Preston Trampower‘s planning proposal sets out plans to use the […]

2 years ago
Work resumes on Preston tram test track in Deepdale

Work taking place off Skeffington Road Pic: Simon Holmes/Blog Preston Long-stalled plans for a test tram line in Deepdale has seen work re-commence. Preston Trampower have begun to clear land on the former Longridge to Preston railway. Contractors were seen […]

2 years ago
Preston tram line plan derailed by chicken factory extension in Deepdale

Gafoor halal in Fletcher Road Preston’s test tramline in Deepdale has been derailed by an extension to a chicken processing plant. Gafoor Poultry Products Ltd applied to extend the side and rear of the building […]

3 years ago
Preston Trams update to be given at public meeting

An artists impression of how the tram stop on Deepdale Street would look A public meeting takes place during Wednesday evening into the future of a tram line for the city. Preston Trampower is giving Prestonians a chance to hear about their proposals. […]

3 years ago
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