£500m of new trains spent by Northern Rail will reach into Blackpool North early 2019. A great step forward bringing state of the art diesel train sets onto the Fylde coast.
If you can remember this time last year Harrowside bridge was shut, and so was Squires Gate Bridge causing a few annoyed drivers and residents as commuting was almost impossible.
The official testing of the now completed Phase 4 electrification upgrade.
Manchester to Preston railway line - electrification upgrade. This line goes via Bolton Station hence the name ’the Bolton corridor’.
The area around here is the old Blackpool Central Railway Station
Demolished in 1964 nothing was really every developed here - just became one of the biggest car parks in the UK. We had a court built, a police station, then later a coach park.