Calamitous Car Collision Causes Tram Cancellations Today

A Range Rover has crashed into a tram on Blackpool’s Promenade South Shore, near the Pleasure Beach, this afternoon (Thursday 11th January) .

Due to this ongoing incident which has seen debris strew across the tracks and Promenade, some tram services in Blackpool have been affected  All trams are currently beginning and ending from the Pleasure Beach tram stops. The number 18 service bus can be used for alternative travel.

Stops affected by the tram stoppage include:

  • Burlington Road West
  • Harrowside
  • Starr Gate

A Lancashire Police spokesperson said: ‘We were called at 2.44pm on 11th January to New South Promenade, Blackpool, to a report that a tram had collided with a vehicle and come off the tracks. Emergency services have attended the scene.’

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