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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 […]

3 months 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 […]

3 months 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 […]

7 months 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 […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 years ago
Work to develop the Guild Tramway could start in ‘a matter of weeks’

Work to develop the test section of the Guild Tramway could start as soon as September. Preston Trampower, the developers behind the plans, are working with consultants PWA Planning to […]

2 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. […]

2 years ago
Amended Preston tram plans for test Deepdale line lodged

One of the trams which could come to Preston, and an artist impression of the Deepdale station Preston’s pilot tram line has seen a new planning application lodged. Part of the former Longridge to Preston railway line is due to be brought back into use for by […]

2 years ago
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