Preston Trampower

Preston Trampower submits plans to convert old Station House into office

Station House in Gamull Lane Preston Trampower has submitted an application to convert the old Station House in Gamull Lane into an office. The Grade II listed Victorian railway station in Ribbleton was formerly used […]

2 years ago
Deepdale resident brands mess at disused railway line an ‘absolute disgrace’

Fly tipping on the railway lines at the back of St chads road and the opposite side of Skeffington road has led to a rise in complaints Pic: Pam Watt The issue of fly-tipping on the disused railway lines by the junction of Skeffington Road and Acorn Close in Deepdale has been causing local residents discomfort for months. It has […]

2 years ago
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 […]

3 years 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. […]

3 years 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 […]

4 years 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 […]

4 years ago
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 […]

4 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 […]

4 years ago
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