Preston Station Gallery

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A view over Poulton station on 10th February 2018 as work continues towards the Easter reopening335 viewsPhoto : Mark Batlett 10-Feb-2018Feb 12, 2018
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View westwards from Poulton station overbridge on 10th February 2018. The signal box clings on for the time being. Under the bridge in the distance a spoil train, headed by 66413, can be seen – one of several lined up between here and Layton on this day340 viewsThe signal box clings on for the time being. Under the bridge in the distance a spoil train, headed by 66413, can be seen – one of several lined up between here and Layton on this day
Photo : Mark Batlett 10-Feb-2018
Feb 12, 2018
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Looking towards Poulton at Carleton Crossing on 10th February 2018 with several 66 hauled spoil trains standing on the Up Line319 viewsPhoto : Mark Batlett 10-Feb-2018Feb 12, 2018
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Platforms at Blackpool North taking shape on 10th February 2018. In the foreground is the new No. 1 & 2, which is much longer than the other four but will be able to handle full length Pendolinos289 viewsPhoto : Mark Batlett 10-Feb-2018Feb 12, 2018
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PATHFINDER TOUR from Eastleigh to Preston Docks (150T). DRS Class 57, 57304 leading and DRS Class 66, 66428 at the rear.342 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 10-Feb-2018Feb 10, 2018
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PATHFINDER TOUR from Eastleigh to Preston Docks (150T). DRS Class 57, 57304 leading and DRS Class 66, 66428 at the rear.316 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 10-Feb-2018Feb 10, 2018
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Freightliner 90016 and 90046, in falling snow, cross the Grizedale Beck at Woodacre with the Coatbridge to Daventry intermodal service.339 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 06-Feb-2018Feb 08, 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. 284 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
Jan 31, 2018
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Seen from the east end of the original island platform, a train for Preston pulls away from Kirkham’s new Platform 3. 320 viewsStation refurbishment continues and the wires and masts still need to be installed before the Easter reopening to Blackpool North.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 30-Jan-2018
Jan 31, 2018
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The new footbridge at Kirkham is now available for passengers to access Platform 3 but the lifts have not yet been installed. 317 viewsA Blackpool South service can be seen through the arch.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 30-Jan-2018
Jan 31, 2018
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Poulton No.3 was the only one of the Blackpool line signal boxes to survive into 2018. 316 viewsSeen here on 9th January, with catenary masts being erected all around although some await the box’s demolition before installation.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 09-Jan-2018
Jan 11, 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.328 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 09-Jan-2018Jan 11, 2018
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