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Traffic

Live road traffic news and travel information for Blackpool and the Fylde Coast

Last updated: 6:53pm
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Road Alerts

  • A584 CLIFTON DRIVE NORTH - St Annes, Lancashire

    Slow traffic on A584 Clifton Drive North at B5233 St Anne's Square. Travel time is five minutes.

    Expected to be clear by Thursday, December 14th, 2017 7:16pm

  • A587 BISPHAM ROAD - Bispham, Lancashire

    A587 Bispham Road Northbound busy but moving from B5265 Warbreck Hill Traffic Lights to Red Bank Road (Bispham Roundabout).

    Expected to be clear by Thursday, December 14th, 2017 7:15pm

  • A584 PROMENADE - Blackpool, Lancashire

    A584 Promenade both ways closed due to tram track upgrades at A583 Talbot Road (Talbot Square / North Pier).

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 22nd, 2017 11:59pm

Public Transport

  • Virgin Trains West Coast

    Delays of up to 120 minutes and some cancellations on Virgin Trains West Coast between Milton Keynes Central and London Euston due to person hit by a train earlier at Leighton Buzzard. London Underground are accepting tickets for reasonable routes. Tickets being accepted on Virgin Trains EC, WM Trains, Crosscountry, Chiltern, Scotrail, GWR, Transpennine Express, Northern & Arriva services.

    Expected to be clear by Thursday, December 14th, 2017 7:32pm

  • CrossCountry, West Midlands

    Services being diverted via Lichfield City on CrossCountry Northbound between Birmingham New Street and Derby and trains not stopping at Tamworth due to points failure. Tickets being accepted on East Midlands services.

    Expected to be clear by Thursday, December 14th, 2017 7:26pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, Greater Manchester

    Delays of up to ten minutes on Virgin Trains West Coast between Wigan North Western and Preston due to points failure.

    Expected to be clear by Thursday, December 14th, 2017 7:23pm

  • Blackpool Tramway, Lancashire

    Advance Warning - No service on Blackpool Tramway due to the New Year bank holiday.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, January 1st, 2018 11:59pm

  • Northern, West Yorkshire

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Northern between Hebden Bridge and Preston, between Todmorden and Blackburn, between Clitheroe and Blackburn, between Hellifield and Preston and between Colne and Preston due to engineering works between Hebden Bridge and Preston.

    Expected to be clear by Saturday, December 16th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, City Of Edinburgh

    Advance Warning - No service on Virgin Trains West Coast at Edinburgh Waverley, and at Wilmslow and reduced service across the network due to strike action by the RMT and TSSA Unions. Tickets being accepted on other services.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 15th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, Cheshire

    Advance Warning - No service on Virgin Trains West Coast at Wilmslow due to strike action.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 15th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, London

    Advance Warning - Reduced service on Virgin Trains West Coast between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly due to strike action.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 15th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, London

    Advance Warning - Reduced service on Virgin Trains West Coast between London Euston and Glasgow Central due to strike action.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 15th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, London

    Advance Warning - Reduced service on Virgin Trains West Coast between London Euston and Birmingham New Street, and between London Euston and Wolverhampton due to strike action.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 15th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, London

    Advance Warning - Reduced service on Virgin Trains West Coast between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street due to strike action.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 15th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Blackpool Tramway, Lancashire

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on Blackpool Tramway.

    Expected to be clear by Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Transpennine Express, Lancashire

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Transpennine Express between Preston and Lancaster due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Transpennine Express, Lancashire

    Advance Warning - No service on Transpennine Express between Preston and Lancaster due to engineering works. Tickets being accepted on Northern and Virgin Trains services.

    Expected to be clear by Sunday, December 24th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Northern, Greater Manchester

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Northern between Manchester Victoria and Blackburn, between Manchester Victoria and Preston and between Manchester Piccadilly and Wigan North Western due to engineering works between Clifton and Buckshaw Parkway.

    Expected to be clear by Sunday, January 7th, 2018 11:59pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, City Of Edinburgh

    Advance Warning - Possible disruption on Virgin Trains West Coast at Edinburgh Waverley, at Glasgow Central, at Liverpool Lime Street, at Manchester Piccadilly, at Holyhead, at Shrewsbury, at Birmingham New Street and at London Euston due to strike action on Friday 15th December.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 15th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast

    Advance Warning - Services being diverted via Mount Florida on Virgin Trains West Coast between Motherwell and Glasgow Central due to engineering works at Newton.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, January 1st, 2018 11:59pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, Lancashire

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Virgin Trains West Coast between Preston and Lancaster due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Sunday, December 24th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, Lancashire

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Virgin Trains West Coast between Preston and Lancaster due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Northern, Lancashire

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Northern between Preston and Lancaster due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Northern, Lancashire

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Northern between Preston and Lancaster due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Sunday, December 24th, 2017 11:59pm

  • CrossCountry, City Of Edinburgh

    Advance Warning - No service on CrossCountry between Edinburgh Waverley and Glasgow Central, and between Edinburgh Waverley and Aberdeen due to the New Year bank holiday.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, January 1st, 2018 11:59pm

  • CrossCountry, West Midlands

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on CrossCountry.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, West Midlands

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on Virgin Trains West Coast.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • Virgin Trains East Coast, South Yorkshire

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on Virgin Trains East Coast.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • Transpennine Express, Greater Manchester

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on Transpennine Express.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • Northern, Greater Manchester

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on Northern.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • Caledonian Sleeper, City Of Edinburgh

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on Caledonian Sleeper.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • Caledonian Sleeper

    Advance Warning - Services being diverted to run on the East Coast mainline on Caledonian Sleeper between London Euston and Edinburgh Waverley, and between London Euston and Glasgow Central due to engineering works between Preston and Lancaster.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Northern, Lancashire

    Replacement bus service running on Northern between Preston and Blackpool North, and between Preston and Blackpool South due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Thursday, January 25th, 2018 11:59pm

Roadworks

  • M55, Lancashire

    One lane closed due to roadworks on M55 Westbound between J1 A6 / Broughton Bypass (Fulwood) and J3 A585 (Kirkham).

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 6:00am

  • A586 DICKSON ROAD - Blackpool, Lancashire

    Advance Warning - A586 Dickson Road Southbound closed due to major roadworks between Queen Street and Topping Street.

    Expected to be clear by Thursday, January 18th, 2018 11:59pm

  • HIGHFIELD ROAD - Blackpool, Lancashire

    Highfield Road Eastbound closed due to water main work between B5261 Common Edge Road and Midgeland Road.

    Expected to be clear by Thursday, May 31st, 2018 11:59pm

  • MIDGELAND ROAD - Blackpool, Lancashire

    Midgeland Road Southbound closed due to water main work between Highfield Road and A5230 Progress Way.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 11:59pm

  • A586 TALBOT ROAD - Blackpool, Lancashire

    A586 Talbot Road both ways closed due to major roadworks between Swainson Street and A583 Abingdon Street / Abingdon Street.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 22nd, 2017 11:59pm

  • HARROWSIDE - Blackpool, Lancashire

    Harrowside both ways closed due to bridge maintenance work between Brixham Place and Clifton Drive.

    Expected to be clear by Saturday, March 31st, 2018 11:59pm

  • CAUNCE STREET - Blackpool, Lancashire

    Caunce Street Eastbound closed due to gas main work from A586 Cookson Street to A586 Grosvenor Street.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, January 19th, 2018 11:59pm

  • A5230 SQUIRES GATE LANE - Blackpool, Lancashire

    A5230 Squires Gate Lane both ways closed due to bridge maintenance work between A584 Starr Gate / Squires Gate Lane and B5262 Lytham Road.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, March 30th, 2018 11:59pm

  • M6, Greater Manchester

    Speed restriction of 40 mph due to roadworks and contraflow on M6 between J26 M58 / A577 (Orrell Interchange) and J27 A5209 (Standish).

    Expected to be clear by Monday, January 1st, 2018 11:59pm

  • B5260 CHURCH ROAD - Plumpton, Lancashire

    Temporary traffic lights on B5260 Church Road before Plumpton Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, February 5th, 2018 11:59pm

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