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Watch as giant transformer makes its way through Preston

The transformer in Marsh Lane Pic: Deanna Louise The transformer in Marsh Lane Pic: Deanna Louise A 178-tonne transformer has made its way through Preston and is now on the motorway heading for Burnley. Setting off from the […]

3 years ago
Mega tonne transformer begins route through Preston

The transformer convoy making its way up Corporation Street Pic: Andy Speariett The long, slow, march of a 150 tonne transformer through the streets of Preston has begun. Lifted into position at Preston Docks on Friday lunchtime the heavy load is now […]

5 years ago
Another transformer delivery closes A59 at Penwortham

The delivery of another heavy electricity transformer will close roads in Preston. A 400 tonne transformer was lifted off the river by specialist barge, the Terra Marique. Now a regular […]

7 years ago
The Terra Marique returns to Preston with another delivery

Returning for another delivery, the Terra Marique could be seen straddling the Preston and Penwortham banks of the River Ribble earlier today. It’s only a month from the last delivery, […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Heavy barge Terra Marique delivers cargo at Preston Docks

The unique specialist heavy lift boat Terra Marique returned to Preston today to deliver another weighty cargo. Tied up on the Preston Docks side of the River Ribble, the barge […]

7 years ago
Roads close for Preston’s heaviest load

THERE were just inches to spare as the heaviest load to ever be carried on Preston’s roads was delivered without a hitch. Crowds awoke early to see the first instalment […]

10 years ago
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