Preston Station Gallery

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66016 on the returning Ayr - Broad Green charter 1Z87 taken at Preston circa 2130hr245 viewsPhoto : Mike Thomas 03/07/2010Nov 20, 2010
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87002 Royal Sovereign, back on its old stamping ground. The class 67 and a couple of non-blue/grey coaches spoiled the otherwise immaculate 1980s look of the train.244 viewsThe 87 was in charge of the return leg of the Three Peaks by Rail excursion for teams of walkers raising money for the Railway Children charity.

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 26/06/201
Nov 20, 2010
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55022 Royal Scots Grey waits at 04.30am on platform 6, ready to take the Capital Deltic tour from Preston to Kings Cross. 253 viewsThe loco performed faultlessly, finally returning to Preston more than an hour late due to delays caused by a failed unit at Kings Cross and signalling failure in the Wakefield area.

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 12/06/2010
Nov 20, 2010
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6233 Duchess of Sutherland on the return leg of a trip to the seaside, passes through Lea.236 viewsPhoto : Adrian Bradshaw 05/06/201Nov 20, 2010
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6233 Duchess of Sutherland powers up the WCML on the outward working of the Royal Scot.248 viewsPhoto : Adrian Bradshaw 22/05/2010Nov 20, 2010
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60s are are real rarity at Preston these days, but Saturday 8th May brought two of the dwindling class through the station. 235 views60010 and 60085 top & tailed the 6L45 engineers train.

Photo : Adam Parkinson 9/5/2010
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Nov 20, 2010
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90021 heads up the "Pretendalino" Mk3 set working the 13.30 Euston - Preston on Saturday.237 viewsThe loco-hauled set ran back as 1T95 16.30 to Euston on Sunday. The relief services were added following the grounding of all flights over Europe due to the volcanic ash cloud from an Icelandic volcano.
The usual Friday 1P05 was handled by a Pendolino set and extended to Glasgow, with the class 90 working an extra Euston - Birmingham.

Photo : Mike Thomas 17/4/2010
Nov 20, 2010
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6201 Princess Elizabeth heads-up The Waverley tour from Liverpool to Edinburgh.285 viewsPhoto : David Cawthra 1/4/2010Nov 20, 2010
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70013 Oliver Cromwell posing as 70048 The Territorial Army stands at platform 4 at the end of a slightly truncated Hope for Heroes tour. 239 views8F no.48151 double-headed "Ollie", taking the place of 46115 Scots Guardsman.

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 27/03/2010
Nov 20, 2010
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70013 Oliver Cromwell was scheduled to take water at Cherry Tree, but in the event, arrived early at Preston, having missed the stop. 255 viewsWater was taken at platform 7 instead while class 37 and 47 diesels top & tailed the tour south back to Leicester.

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 19/03/2010
Nov 20, 2010
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On its first test-run following major overhaul at Carnforth, 8F no. 48151 calls at Preston to take water.257 viewsPhoto : Mike Birtles 18/03/2010Nov 20, 2010
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90021 at Preston on the 1M26 Euston - Glasgow Sleeper on 6th March 2010410 viewsPhoto : Martin Brown 06/03/2010Nov 20, 2010
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