Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day


Last additions - 2018
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New Northern CAF EMU 331001 made its first daylight runs on 17th October with several test trips between Preston and Carnforth28 viewsbefore returning to Edge Hill Depot. Seen here approaching Barton & Broughton heading south.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 17-Oct-2018
Oct 17, 2018
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73141 & 73017 arriving back from Blackpool into Platform 3 with 1Z25 to Mossend Down Yard.92 viewsPhoto : 22-Sep-2018 Tony WoofSep 22, 2018
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92033 preparing to head north from Platform 3 with 1Z25 to Mossend79 viewsPhoto : 22-Sep-2018 Tony WoofSep 22, 2018
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92033 passing through the down goods loop heading 1Z24 to Blackpool North from London Waterloo.82 viewsPhoto : 22-Sep-2018 Tony WoofSep 22, 2018
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195103 on test, arriving with the 5Z04 11:09 Carnforth - Warrington Bank Quay.101 viewsPhoto : Tony Woof 18-Sep-2018Sep 19, 2018
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195103, on test, returning to Bank Quay from Carnforth on the second of two test runs, passing under Coastal Road at Hest Bank heading towards Lancaster.87 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 18-Sep-2018Sep 19, 2018
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THE BRIEF ENCOUNTER (1Z50) with Class 8F 48151 in charge as it approaches Bee Lane bridge.83 viewsAt this point the train was running 10 minutes late.
Photo : Kenneth Dickinson 15-Sep-2018
Sep 16, 2018
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Unidentified class 68 (020?) on a TPE test run for their new loco-hauled coaching stock. 107 viewsPhoto : Michael Renshaw 29-Aug-2018Aug 29, 2018

01 January 2018


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8 files, last one added on Jan 31, 2018
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02 February 2018


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15 files, last one added on Feb 28, 2018
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03 March 2018


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15 files, last one added on Mar 21, 2018
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04 April 2018


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10 files, last one added on May 10, 2018
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05 May 2018


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6 files, last one added on May 24, 2018
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06 June 2018


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5 files, last one added on Jun 27, 2018
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07 July 2018


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3 files, last one added on Jul 14, 2018
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08 August 2018


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11 files, last one added on Aug 29, 2018
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09 September 2018


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6 files, last one added on Sep 22, 2018
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10 October 2018


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1 files, last one added on Oct 17, 2018
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Random files - 2018
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The view from Harrowside Bridge towards Blackpool Pleasure Beach on 9th January 2018 during the Blackpool South line closure. 351 viewsHarrowside is being rebuilt and has been closed to road vehicles but pedestrians can still cross.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 09-Jan-2018
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Weeton, from the over bridge, looking towards Kirkham on 9th January 2018. All masts in place on this section but no wires yet.280 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 09-Jan-2018
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A Pacer/Sprinter combination calls at the new Platform 3 at Kirkham with a Blackpool South to Preston train on 30th January 2018, the day after the station reopened for these services. 252 viewsOn the left a similar train is on Platform 1, which now serves only the Blackpool South line. The currently unused Platform 2 will be for Blackpool North services in due course.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 30-Jan-2018
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New valances being installed on the L&YR canopy at Poulton-le-Fylde.375 viewsThe old valances were much deeper and the shorter ones are needed to provide adequate clearance for electrification. The line reopens for diesel services on 26th March 2018. Electric services begin with the start of the May 2018 timetable.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 02-Mar-2018
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SR Merchant Navy Class 4-6-2 35018 BRITISH INDIA LINE (5M50) as it approached Lostock Hall Station on a test-run round the usual Carnforth circuit.445 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 07-Mar-2018
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After much ‘Will they / won’t they?’ the Class 68s took over one Cumbrian Coast diagram from 12th March 2018.357 views68017 brings up the rear of 2C32 Carlisle to Preston at Forton with 68018 providing the southbound haulage for the three coaches.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 12-Mar-2018
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68017 HORNET and 68018 VIGILANT waiting in platform 2 for departure on the 10.03am to Barrow-in-Furness (2C47). 261 viewsPhoto : Ken Dickinson 16-Mar-2018
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New colour light signals now installed at the ends of all six platforms at Blackpool North.121 viewsBanner repeaters are in place on the extra-long island 1 and 2 as the signals themselves are much further along the curved platform.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018