Preston Station Gallery

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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. 284 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. 282 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. 309 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.321 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 09-Jan-2018Jan 11, 2018
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The site of long demolished Weeton signal box, with masts now in place on the line below.319 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 09-Jan-2018Jan 11, 2018
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The view from Harrowside Bridge towards Blackpool Pleasure Beach on 9th January 2018 during the Blackpool South line closure. 738 viewsHarrowside is being rebuilt and has been closed to road vehicles but pedestrians can still cross.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 09-Jan-2018
Jan 11, 2018
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View south from Blackpool Pleasure Beach station on 9th January 2018. 325 viewsIn the distance Harrowside Bridge is being rebuilt during the closure period as is the bridge at Squires Gate station.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 09-Jan-2018
Jan 11, 2018
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D9009 Alycidon leads the Pathfinder Tours TRANS PENINE DELTIC LAMENT through Leyland. 242 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. 239 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.248 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.255 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 vis261 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 25-Dec-2017Dec 27, 2017
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