A pressure group is calling for the tramway in Blackpool to be extended. Campaigners want it to link to Lytham and St Anne's via the South Fylde rail line.. The group 'Trams to Lytham' say it would improve communications and ease congestion.
Travelling between Blackpool and South Fylde is difficult and lengthy. There are only two major roads between them, so congestion is a huge issue. An alternative corridor is sorely needed and this solution would provide it with direct links to the Town Centre and other key areas.
Rail workers are staging fresh strikes in the long running dispute over guards on trains, causing travel misery for Christmas shoppers.Read the full story ›
There's been a "serious" crash on the M6 in Cheshire involving a number of vehicles.
Highways England said it happened last night on the Northbound carriageway between J17 and J18.
A "large diesel spillage" has also been reported.
That stretch of motorway is still closed, and a diversion is in place. North West Motorway Police are urging people to use alternative routes.
Drivers are being advised to use alternative routes or wait until 8pm before setting off to avoid the worst queues.Read the full story ›
Commuters vented their anger at their Northern train service by taping angry notes to the seats.Read the full story ›
Many long-distance commuters will see the annual cost of getting to work increase by more than £100.Read the full story ›
A rail union has offered to suspend a long-running series of strikes which has crippled Northern services for almost 18 months.
The RMT has called on the company to give guarantees that a second member of staff on board will be trained to the same standard as current guards. As it stands RMT members are set to strike every Saturday until Christmas.
Northern's yet to respond to the offer but the Department for Transport said the Government's committed to having a second person on board Northern trains.
Relay theft is where keys aren't needed to steal a modern car - just some tech savvy knowledge and two cheap gadgets bought online.Read the full story ›
Flights have been launched between Manchester Airport and the Indian city of MumbaiRead the full story ›
Wigan Council say passengers will be able to wait for their bus in a "lighter, brighter and much more comfortable environment."Read the full story ›