Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day


Last additions - 2017
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D9009 Alycidon leads the Pathfinder Tours TRANS PENINE DELTIC LAMENT through Leyland. 191 viewsThe tour from York to Liverpool was tailed by 68031.
Photo : Kenneth Dickinson 30-Dec-2017
Dec 30, 2017
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68031 brings up the rear of the Pathfinder Tours TRANS PENINE DELTIC LAMENT through Leyland. 189 viewsThe tour from York to Liverpool hauled by D9009 ALYCIDON .
Photo : Kenneth Dickinson 30-Dec-2017
Dec 30, 2017
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A plant machine manoeuvres onto the tracks at Salwick on Christmas day morning. The signal box has been demolished during December and masts appear to be in place along most of the line between Preston and Kirkham.199 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 25-Dec-2017Dec 27, 2017
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Kirkham station on Christmas Day 2017. There is a lot of work to do before the Blackpool South line reopens on 28th January 2018 but the new third platform is taking shape.206 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 25-Dec-2017Dec 27, 2017
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Looking east from Kirkham North Junction towards the station on 25.12.17, showing the new Civil Engineers siding that has been provided during the rebuild. The crossover that will allow trains from Blackpool South to access the new Up Platform is just vis215 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 25-Dec-2017Dec 27, 2017
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The view west at Kirkham North Junction on Christmas Day. The pile of red bricks on the right is all that is left of the signal box. The track layout here has been simplified for electrification.220 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 25-Dec-2017Dec 27, 2017
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Refurbishment work at Poulton-le-Fylde on 9th December 2017. 237 viewsAlthough the station is closed until March 2018 the tracks have to be kept clear as engineering trains continue to pass through going to and from Blackpool North. The semaphore signals and box were still in place on this day but can’t last much longer.
Photo: Mark Bartlett 09-Dec-2017
Dec 15, 2017
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Newly laid tracks at the approach to Blackpool North, alongside the depot sidings. The lorry on the left was carrying new track panels, which were being taken into the station area by a railway crane.262 viewsPhoto: Mark Bartlett 09-Dec-2017Dec 15, 2017

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05 May 2017


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06 June 2017


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07 July 2017


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47580 parked in the north bay at Preston preparing to take over 46115 working 1Z56 Shrewsbury to Dumfries. 22/03/17200 viewsPhoto : DM Stuart 22-Mar-2017
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37057 & 37421 on an NR test train from Blackpool to Derby.179 viewsPhoto : Rob Maynard 21-Apr-2017
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88002 and 68025 on the "Settle and Carlisle Pioneer" passing Chapel Lane, Hoghton at 19:04.182 viewsPhoto : Peter Parnell 20-May-2017
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37 025 leaving the station to run round the train.202 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 01-Jul-2017
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(5M50) 35018 BRITISH INDIA LINE approaching Lostock Hall Station 15.53hrs on 6th July 2017, on a loaded test run. The engine was displaying 98818 on the cab sides.204 viewsPhoto : 06-Jul-2017 Kenneth Dickinson
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DRS 68023 and 68026 with two MOD flask carriers, and a match wagon, seen passing Woodacre working from Sellafield to Crewe (via Carlisle) on the evening of 17th July 2017.167 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 17-Jul-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.207 viewsPhoto : Mervyn Williams 07-Oct-2017
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All change on the Blackpool line...240 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