Tram plans dusted off in Preston

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Preston Trampower has resubmitted proposals to create a pilot tram operation in the city, by reinstating a stretch of the former Longridge to Preston train line.

SURVEY: Vertical Salary Review

The construction and property sector has seen unprecedented changes in recent years and as we enter a new period we think it’s important to understand the impact of this on industry professionals.

Costain wins £110m Preston road contract

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The engineering company has been appointed to deliver four miles of road linking Preston and Southern Fylde to the M55, as well as connecting new and existing housing areas in North West Preston. [VIDEO]

Preston seeks contractor for Fishergate next phase

Lancashire County Council and Preston Council are inviting tenders for the second stage of the Fishergate central gateway project, with works from Lune Street to Lancaster Lane planned.

Network Rail unveils West Coast high-speed rail link plans

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Network Rail has revealed its plans for a high-speed West Coast Main Line which will reduce journey times to London from Manchester and Liverpool considerably. The proposals are part of Network Rail's £34bn project to transform a number of...

Branson maps out 2020 vision for NW rail stations

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Sir Richard Branson has included the modernisation of the train stations in Crewe, Preston and Carlisle as part of his 2020 vision for the West Coast Main Line. The founder of the Virgin group of companies said: "We are...