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Bus firms claim Corporation Street bus gate will ‘improve reliability’

A Preston Bus service in traffic in Corporation Street Pic: Blog Preston Bus firms have claimed the new Corporation Street bus gate will ‘significantly improve’ the reliability of services in the city. Lancashire County Council is switching on the bus-gate cameras in […]

3 weeks ago
Robbery on one of Preston’s most-used bus routes triggers police appeal

Preston bus station A mobile phone was stolen on one of Preston’s most well-used bus routes, police have said. The phone was stolen at around 3.15pm on January 11. Police are now appealing […]

2 months ago
Electric buses set to be introduced to services in Preston city centre

A Stagecoach bus The carbon footprint of bus journeys on several routes across Central and North Lancashire could be eliminated – if a bid to electrify the vehicle fleet is successful. Lancashire County […]

5 months ago
1,000 Royal Preston Hospital patients receive Christmas gift

The charity team makes a stop at ARCO Ltd, Fulwood, where they received a sleigh- load of toys A charity collected gifts for 1,000 patients Royal Preston and Chorley and South Ribble hospital to open on Christmas morning. Lancashire Teaching Hospital’s Charity team were loaned a bus by […]

5 months ago
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Ribble Motor Services and the battle of the buses

The distinctive cherry red and ivory livery was a common site in the North West and beyond Pic: Wikimedia Ribble Motor Services was one of the biggest bus operators in the North West, if not the country. By the time they were bought by Stagecoach, in 1988, they had […]

2 years ago
Preston and Lancashire residents offered free bus journeys to boost vaccine drive

Cllr Charlie Edwards in front of a Stagecoach bus Bus travel to Covid-19 vaccination appointments is free under a new Lancashire County Council scheme. All Lancashire residents can travel to clinics for vaccines and boosters when using any service […]

2 years ago
October strikes to affect bus services in Preston

A Stagecoach bus Bus services in Preston are to be disrupted this month as drivers strike over low pay. The drivers are employed by the Ribble Motor Services LTD, part of the Stagecoach […]

3 years ago
Stagecoach new bus times for lockdown 3 in Preston and South Ribble

A Stagecoach bus Following the government advice to limit non-essential travel, Stagecoach has made temporary changes to its bus services in South Lancashire. This means a reduced timetable will operate across the region […]

3 years ago
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