No electric trains on Bolton line until May 2018

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Electric trains will not run between Manchester and Bolton until May 2018 at the earliest, according to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, while Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has slammed services on the line as “completely unacceptable”.

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.