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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.
Transport
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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Heavy traffic is reported in the area

Lane closure on M65 eastbound after vehicle stalls

One lane has been closed on an exit ramp of the M65 eastbound after vehicle stalled.
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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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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.
Transport
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 accident happened on the M65 this morning

Two injured after two-car smash in second accident of the morning on M65

Two people were injured after a second crash on the M65 this morning, say police.
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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.
Crime
A man has been arrested on the suspicion of drink driving following a crash in Burnley earlier this morning.

Police appeal after Burnley crash

A driver has been arrested on the suspicion of drink driving after a crash in Burnley.

News
Venice Avenue and Florence Avenue in Burnley were closed earlier this afternoon following an accident involving a car and a motorcyclist.

Biker injured in road accident

A motorcyclist has been rushed to hospital with a suspected broken leg after an accident in Burnley this afternoon.
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A pothole on Church Street, Burnley

Burnley drivers being driven potty

Angry Burnley motorists are contacting the Burnley Express on a daily basis to complain about the state of the borough’s roads.

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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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"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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The accident happened at around 5.30am
Pic: Lancs Police

Delays on M65 after one-car smash

A woman has been taken to hospital following a one-car crash on the M65.
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This image of pupils lying on the zig-zags was used by the school in a hard-hitting poster campaign

Head’s shock road safety plea to parents

A headteacher has said she fears one of her pupils will be seriously injured or even killed by careless parents and other drivers who park wherever they want outside her school.

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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..
News
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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