Category Archives: Preston Trampower

Work starts in Preston

The much delayed and troubled Trampower project in Preston has taken a tentative step forward with the start of works to clear the old Preston to Longridge railway line. Plans are in place for a short demonstration line between Skeffington … Continue reading

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Preston Trampower approved – but not for passengers

After much delay and continued refusal by Preston City Council approval has finally been given for a tram line in the city although if anyone wanted to ride on the line they will be disappointed as it will only be … Continue reading

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Preston Tram planning application resubmitted

Plans for the return of trams to Preston are once again on the table following the recent resubmission of a planning application for the start of the GUILD line with the hope that a final decision will be made at … Continue reading

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Is this the end for the return of trams to Preston?

It looks as if the proposal for trams to return to Preston is over following the release of a document recommending the rejection of the latest planning application submitted by Trampower. This planning application was submitted earlier this year and … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Trampower tram in Preston

On Friday 11th April the Trampower tram was seen in the open again for the first time in many years when it was transported to Preston Docks for continued storage ahead of the planned development of a tramway in the … Continue reading

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Preston Trampower scheme not all finished after all!

A few weeks ago we reported on the apparent abandonment of the plans to return trams to Preston but it now appears that rumours of their demise were false and in fact there has been significant recent progress with more … Continue reading

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Preston Trampower project “did not work out”

It appears that the latest plans by the Trampower consortium have fizzled out, with proposals for a new demonstration line at Preston seemingly having been axed. The organisation’s website has now been taken offline, with anyone attempting to view it … Continue reading

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