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. 96 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. 92 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.86 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.89 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 vis96 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.96 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 25-Dec-2017Dec 27, 2017
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Refurbishment work at Poulton-le-Fylde on 9th December 2017. 125 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.147 viewsPhoto: Mark Bartlett 09-Dec-2017Dec 15, 2017

01 January 2017


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03 March 2017


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04 April 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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08 August 2017


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09 September 2017


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10 October 2017


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11 November 2017


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12 December 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 ?203 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 16-Jan-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 ?181 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 16-Jan-2017
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68022 brings up the rear on the Class 88 Launch Train. 88002 was leading.158 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 09-May-2017
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37 025 leaving the station to run round the train.136 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 01-Jul-2017
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37 025 INVERNESS TMD and Colas Rail 37 219 JONTY JARVIS entering Preston Station.137 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 01-Jul-2017
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142036 heads west between new catenary masts approaching Darkinson Lane bridge with a service from Manchester Victoria on 200717. 98 viewsThis view, like many others on the Blackpool line, will disappear when the wires are strung.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 20-Jul-2017
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37424, running as 37558 “Avro Vulcan XH558” topping and tailing with a home fleet loco.59 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 28-Sep-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 vis96 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 25-Dec-2017