Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day


Last additions - 2017
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Carleton Crossing Box being dismantled by contractors.99 viewsThe lever frame and instruments had been removed for further use elsewhere.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 21-Nov-2017
Nov 22, 2017
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The western approach to Kirkham station, with all the signals removed. 99 viewsThe new third track has been partly laid and on the other side of the bridge a new additional platform is under construction.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 21-Nov-2017
Nov 22, 2017
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Ten days after the start of the nineteen week closure the Orange Army is hard at work at Blackpool North.97 viewsOnly a single track is in place – used for materials removal. A new, long Platform ½ is being constructed and the old platforms that were in use until recently are being removed.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 21-Nov-2017
Nov 22, 2017
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Electrification work in progress at the Blackpool carriage sidings.95 viewsNov 22, 2017
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All change on the Blackpool line...102 viewsPoulton No.3 L&YR signal box, seen on its last evening of operation, 10th November 2017 prior to the Preston to Blackpool lines closing for electrification.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 11-Nov-2017
Nov 11, 2017
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All change on the Blackpool line...136 viewsCarleton Crossing Box, name board already removed, during its last evening shift – 10th November 2017. The 16 lever LNWR box opened in 1924.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 11-Nov-2017
Nov 11, 2017
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All change on the Blackpool line...148 viewsBlackpool North No.2 L&YR signal box during its final evening of operation, 10th November 2017. In the foreground new track has been laid, but not yet connected, for the new Platform 1.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 11-Nov-2017
Nov 11, 2017
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50049 & 50007 at Preston on the return leg of the Caledonian.107 viewsPhoto : Tony Woof 07-Oct-2017Oct 08, 2017

01 January 2017


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10 files, last one added on Jan 29, 2017
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02 February 2017



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03 March 2017


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7 files, last one added on Mar 25, 2017
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04 April 2017


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05 May 2017


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6 files, last one added on May 23, 2017
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06 June 2017


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3 files, last one added on Jul 02, 2017
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07 July 2017


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8 files, last one added on Jul 21, 2017
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08 August 2017


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09 September 2017


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10 October 2017


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4 files, last one added on Oct 08, 2017
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11 November 2017


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7 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2017
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Random files - 2017
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Clearance of vegetation has been taking place on the land around Maudlands Bridge and the Miley Tunnel - possibly for use by UCLAN ?193 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 16-Jan-2017
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37057 & 37421 on an NR test train from Blackpool to Derby.94 viewsPhoto : Rob Maynard 21-Apr-2017
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37 025 leaving the station to run round the train.129 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 01-Jul-2017
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Pacer 142009 brings up the rear of a four car set passing newly erected masts at Darkinson Lane between Lea Rd and Salwick.70 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 20-Jul-2017
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46233 DUCHESS OF SUTHERLAND heading the Cumbrian Mountain Express as it approaches Bee Lane bridge and running 22 minutes late.108 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 05-Aug-2017
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Class 50s 007 and 049 enter Preston Station on "The Caledonian" tour, having taken over from electric traction at Crewe.107 viewsPhoto : Mervyn Williams 07-Oct-2017
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All change on the Blackpool line...148 viewsBlackpool North No.2 L&YR signal box during its final evening of operation, 10th November 2017. In the foreground new track has been laid, but not yet connected, for the new Platform 1.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 11-Nov-2017
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Electrification work in progress at the Blackpool carriage sidings.95 views