Preston Trampower plans

PWA wins approval for Preston tram pilot

Plans to create a tramway pilot project in Preston have been given the green light.

The plans, which will see a stretch of the former Longridge to Preston railway line reinstated in Deepdale, were approved by Preston City Council’s planning committee today (November 10).

The plans were first tabled back in 2010, but faced a series of rejections at planning committee. Lancashire-based planning consultancy PWA Planning was brought in earlier this year to advise applicant Preston Trampower on achieving a successful planning consent and a new planning application was submitted in April 2016.

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