Wednesday’s tram updates as Blackpool Transport cancels further services to Starr Gate, Bispham and Fleetwood

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More tram journeys have been cancelled between Starr Gate, Little Bispham and Fleetwood today (Wednesday, November 17) due to an ongoing shortage of drivers.

 

A total of 18 services have been cancelled by Blackpool Transport today, as the Council-owned operator struggles to find staff to run its fleet of trams.

Today’s affected tram services (Wednesday, November 17)

6.30am – Starr Gate to Fleetwood

7.33am – Fleetwood to Starr Gate

8.15am – Starr Gate to Fleetwood

9.18am – Fleetwood to Starr Gate

9.45am – Starr Gate to Fleetwood

A number of tram journeys between Starr Gate, Little Bispham and Fleetwood have been cancelled today due to a shortage of drivers, say Blackpool Tranport

A number of tram journeys between Starr Gate, Little Bispham and Fleetwood have been cancelled today due to a shortage of drivers, say Blackpool Tranport

10.48am – Fleetwood to Starr Gate

12.00pm – Starr Gate to Fleetwood

1.03pm – Fleetwood to Starr Gate

3.00pm – Starr Gate to Fleetwood

4.03pm – Fleetwood to Starr Gate

6.53pm – Starr Gate to Little Bispham

7.34pm – Little Bispham to Starr Gate

8.15pm – Starr Gate to Fleetwood

9.18pm – Fleetwood to Starr Gate

8.00pm – Starr Gate to Fleetwood

9.03pm- Fleetwood to Starr Gate

10.50pm – Starr Gate to Little Bispham

11.34pm – Little Bispham to Starr Gate

Town centre night diversions

There are also a number of diversions in place due to overhead tram wire work on Talbot Road.

Services 2, 2C, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 & 14 will divert between 10pm – 5am from Monday, November 15 to Friday, November 19.

Services 2 & 2C from Abingdon St will divert via Springfield Road, Promenade, Talbot Square, Clifton St, Abingdon St (St Johns Square) and normal route at Grosvenor St.

These services will not divert on their return route to town.

Services 3 & 4 northbound will leave Abingdon St diverting via Queen St, and continue normal route at Dickson Road.

Travelling southbound, the services will use their normal route to Dickson Road then divert via Springfield Drive, Promenade, Talbot Square, Clifton St, St Johns Square, Caunce Street and continue normal service at Grosvenor St.

Services 5, 7, 9, & 14 travelling northbound will use their normal route to Clifton St, then divert via St Johns Square, Cookson Street and return to normal route at Talbot Road.

Travelling southbound these services will use their normal route to Talbot Road, then divert via Buchanan St, Grosvenor St, Church St, St Johns Square, Springfield Road, promenade, Talbot Square and continue normal route at Market Street.

Service 6 travelling northbound will use its normal route to Clifton St, then divert via Abingdon St, Caunce St and continue its normal route at Grosvenor St.

Travelling southbound will use its normal route to Church St then divert via Abingdon St ( St Johns Square) Springfield Road, Promenade, Talbot Square and continue normal route at Market St.