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. 252 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. 247 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.255 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.262 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 vis268 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.273 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 25-Dec-2017Dec 27, 2017
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Refurbishment work at Poulton-le-Fylde on 9th December 2017. 293 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.317 viewsPhoto: Mark Bartlett 09-Dec-2017Dec 15, 2017

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05 May 2017


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Two spoil trains stand on the Blackpool lines at Salwick during a weekend engineering possession 280117232 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 28-Jan-2017
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45699 'Galatea' crosses Fylde Road with Grange-over- Sands to Bristol, Great Britain X tour.263 viewsPhoto : Mervyn Williams 05-May-2017
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88002 and 68025 on the "Settle and Carlisle Pioneer" passing Chapel Lane, Hoghton at 19:04.225 viewsPhoto : Peter Parnell 20-May-2017
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37 025 INVERNESS TMD and Colas Rail 37 219 JONTY JARVIS entering Preston Station.255 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 01-Jul-2017
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Catenary bases installed and masts awaiting erection on 5th July 2017 as a Sprinter passes under Darkinson Lane bridge with a Blackpool South to Colne service227 viewsPhoto : 05-Jul-2017 Mark Bartlett
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40145 working 1Z25 Carnforth - York leg of the Scarborough Spa Express arriving at Platform 6.223 viewsPhoto : Tony Woof 17-Aug-2017
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37403 'Isle of Mull' propelling 2C32 Carlisle to Preston at Bay Horse.210 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 26-Sep-2017
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All change on the Blackpool line...252 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