Transport

Cyclist involved in tram crash

Emergency services were called after a crash between a cyclist and a tram on Saturday.

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Garstang Road East in Poulton, near junction with Carr Head Lane. Picture: Google

Biker hurt in crash with van

A biker was left injured after a crash in Poulton.

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Speed camera locations.  Squires Gate Lane westbound.

REVEALED: 5 notorious speeding spots in Blackpool

Almost 8,000 speeding drivers were caught out on the roads of Blackpool in just the last 12 months.

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Driving instructors shun ‘confusing’ road junction

A controversial road junction which has confused certain motorists for years is now so confusing some driving instructors will not let learners tackle it.

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The Hyundai which according to police reached speeds of more than 115mph

115mph driver ignored police sirens because he needed the toilet

An elderly driver raced down the M55 at speeds of more than 115mph and ignored the flashing lights of a chasing police car – because he was desperate for the toilet.

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Road chaos looms ahead of great British getaway

Road chaos looms ahead of great British getaway

Traffic chaos is set to descend on Lancashire as millions head off on holidays as schools start to break up for summer.

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Mark Menzies with Blackpool Transport managing director Jane Cole and service deliver director Bob Mason

MP inspects new buses for the Fylde coast

Mark Menzies MP said he was delighted to see a fleet of new state-of-the art buses set to hit Fylde’s streets.

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The incident happened in Station Road     Image: GOOGLE

Car flipped in late night crash

A main road in Poulton was closed when a car was flipped onto its roof.

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Lifeboat launched as man reported in water

Lifeboat launched as man reported in water

Blackpool’s lifeboat has been launched following reports of a man in the water.

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Scene of a road accident at Gynn Square in Blackpool. Photo: Jay Johnson-Allen

Emergency services called to two collisions

Police were called to two road accidents in Blackpool on Saturday.

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Scott Poole came from Harrogate to view the new bus

New buses to lead revolution

Blackpool’s new bus fleet has been hailed as just one part of a public transport revolution in the resort.

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Scott Poole came from Harrogate to view the new bus

Seal of approval for new bus fleet

Passengers have given a big thumbs up to Blackpool’s brand new bus fleet.

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Buchanan Street      Image: Google

Woman suffers serious leg injuries in town centre crash

A woman has been taken to hospital with severe leg injuries following a collision in Blackpool.

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A search of the coastline close to Blackpool Airport was called off after emergency services found no sign of a downed plane

Missing pilot’s plane is found off Fylde coast

A plane that went missing off the coast of Blackpool may have crashed after its pilot — who was not qualified to fly using only his instruments — stalled at a dangerously low height, investigators ruled.

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The �150,000 Lamborghini after it smashed into the showroom

Ooops! I think I’ve scratched your supercars.....

A horrified driver was left shocked after he accidentally crashed a Lamborghini into a luxury car showroom.

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Traffic jam after crash on main road

Traffic jam after crash on main road

A section of Preston New Road, close to the roundabout in Freckleton, was closed following a car crash at around 7.40am today.

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A new Blackpool Transport bus

Passengers to get a vision of future at bus unveiling

Bus passengers will be able to enjoy a ride into the future next week with a first look at how a multi-million pound investment will transform Blackpool’s public transport.

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Lytham's inshore lifeboat was launched

Lifeboat scrambled to emergency on river

Lytham’s lifeboat crew was called into action when a narrowboat ran aground.

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Blackpool North Station

Rail line to close for up to 18 weeks

Rail services between Blackpool and Preston could be halted for up to 18 weeks to allow the completion of upgrade works.

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