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Companies in bid to run West Coast Mainline announced

The three companies which will bid to run trains on the West Coast Mainline have been announced today.

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Manchester, Gatwick and Stansted are in the bottom five in the AirHelp ranking which looks at punctuality, quality and service at 76airports worldwide.

Manchester Airport among 'worst in the world' according to new ranking

Manchester airport has been placed among the worst 10 in the world, according to new rankings.
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The roundabout junction with Royle Road and Brown Street.

Major roadworks to begin in Burnley

Major work to improve traffic congestion in Burnley town centre is set to begin.
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Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

A number of services will be impacted on Wednesday May 24 due to the ongoing closure of Manchester Victoria station following Monday evening’s terrorist incident at Manchester Arena, say Northern.

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19 people have been killed in a suspected terrorist incident

Northern rail service changes following suspected terrorist incident at Manchester Arena

Northern has announced details of the services which will run to and from Manchester on Tuesday May 23.
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There are long delays on the M65 after a two-car crash blocked lanes on the westbound carriageway, say Highways England.

Long tail-backs after two-car smash on M65

There were long delays on the M65 after a two-car crash blocked lanes on the westbound carriageway, say Highways England.
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The man is believed to be in his 50s.

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital

A man in his 50s has been airlifted to hospital after a motorcycle crash earlier this afternoon.
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Moto are warning people to expect more traffic than usual

M6 closures to take place next week

The M6 is scheduled to close for two consecutive nights to allow essential work to be carried out to a footbridge, says a motorway service provider.
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Northern have said they will be running 40% of its services and more than 300 bus replacement buses.

Rail users in the north west hit by 24-hour strike

Rail travellers across the north west have been hit by train strikes as Northern employees walked-out in a dispute over the role of guards.

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The incident occurredat around 9:30pm on Saturday, April 1st

Police witness appeal after 80-year-old dies in crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following the death of a man in a collision in Burnley.
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Junction 13 will be closed for resurfacing work. Photo: Google

Junction 13 of M65 set for overnight closures

Junction 13 of the M65 at Nelson is due to be closed overnight for resurfacing, as part of a major project to boost economic development nears completion.
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Potmarked: The frequent passage of heavy goods vehicles in the residential area has wreaked havoc with the local roads.

Residents: "Please stop horror lorries"

A group of wrattled Nelson residents have appealed to the local council to prevent “hazardous” 3.5-ton lorries careening past their homes.
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"Missing link" rail line could yield £43.5m annual boom

"Missing link" rail line could yield £43.5m annual boom

An independent report into the benefits of improving trans-Pennine transport links by installing a rail line between Colne and Skipton has been warmly welcomed by SELRAP (Skipton-East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership).
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Is this your van? Police are keen to get in touch about a car accident they believe you may have witnessed.

Police appeal for white van driver who witnessed road accident

Police have launched an appeal for the driver of a white van to come forward as they believe he may have witnessed a road accident in Padham..
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Train users are urged to check before they travel today as strike hits services across the north west.

Passengers urged to 'check before you travel' as strike hits north west trains

Train users are urged to check before they travel today as strike hits services across the north west.
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M6 closed following crash

M6 closed following crash

Both carriageways of the M6 have been closed following an accident involving two lorries.

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Thetrain operator expects to run around980 services across their entire network - around 40% of their usual service.

Less than half of Northern trains to run on strike day

Train services across the north west are likely to be severely disrupted as members of the RMT strike over the introduction of driver only operation.
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A section of trackside wall collapsed sending 200 tonnes of debris across the four lines

Liverpool Lime Street station to reopen tomorrow

Liverpool Lime Street station will reopen to trains tomorrow – 24 hours ahead of schedule, say Network Rail.
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Firefighters have freed a man from the wreckage of his lorry after he crashed through a dry stone wall

Lorry driver airlifted to hospital after crashing into wall

A lorry driver was airlifted to hospital with serious facial injuries after he crashed into a dry stone wall this morning.

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One lane has closed on the M65 Eastbound after a car and a lorry collided.

All lanes re-opened after earlier closure on Eastbound M65

All lanes have now re-opened following the earlier closure on the M65 Eastbound after a car and a lorry collided.
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