Storm Debi causes major disruption to trains at Preston Railway Station

Posted on - 13th November, 2023 - 5:26pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston Railway Station, Preston weather, Roads, Transport
An increasingly rare sight, a Northern train leaving Preston Railway Station Pic: Ian Simpson
A Northern train service leaving Preston Railway Station

All trains going in and out of Preston have been disrupted due to Storm Debi.


The amber and yellow weather warnings for heavy rain and severe gale-force wind has meant that all trains have been suspended until further notice.


Network Rail are advising customers not to go to Preston station at this time.

The train disruption occurred at around 4:30pm Monday 13 November.

Companies affected include Avanti West Coast, Northern and Transpennine.

Read more: Storm Debi strong winds warning upgraded for Preston

If you are due to travel, check if your train is due to go from or through Preston ahead of travelling.

Yellow weather warnings are in place over Preston for wind and rain until 6pm, with amber ending at 4pm.

The yellow warnings mean:

  • Flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely
  • Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer
  • Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer
  • Some interruption to power supplies and other services likely

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