Christmas shoppers' £1 tram fare boost

Late-night shoppers in Blackpool will be able to take the tram for £1 over the Christmas period.

Wednesday, 23rd November 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 29th November 2016, 10:27 am
£1 fare for travellers
£1 fare for travellers

The offer, which is being run by Blackpool Transport on selected dates over the coming weeks, is aimed at boosting the number of people heading into the resort to shop.

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The £1 fare for travellers heading to or from the town centre has been timed to coincide with four late-night shopping events in the resort – on December 1, 8, 15 and 22 . It applies from 5pm until midnight. All day Sunday, November 27 and December 4, 11 and 18 are also included in the offer.

Jane Cole, managing director at Blackpool Transport said “Blackpool has such a diverse range of local shops, eateries and entertainments venues and we want to make it as easy as possible for our customers to enjoy these delights over the festive period.”