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Preston Railway Station

Preston Railway Station is on the West Coast Mainline and operated by Virgin Trains, the station is a listed building and sees services to London, up to Scotland and many local services too serving Manchester, Liverpool, Blackburn and elsewhere.

Preston Samaritans appeal for support following difficult year for fundraising

The Preston Samaritans have appealed for public support following a difficult 17 months under lockdown. The charity has been unable to complete its usual fundraising activities, impacting its ability to […]

2 weeks ago
Bikes stolen and criminal damage caused to cycle hub at Preston Railway Station

Bikes stolen from outside the train station British Transport Police have congratulated themselves for solving a theft which occurred after paving slabs were used to smash windows at the Leisure Lakes Bike hire and a customer’s bike, […]

2 months ago
The Harry Potter train will travel through Preston Station between May and September

Harry Potter Train Hogwarts Express. Pic: Javipolinario The Pendle Dalesman, also known as the Hogwarts Express, will be running through Preston as part of its trip through the Dales. The train will be travelling along the Settle […]

5 months ago
Preston train managers star in exhibition recognising railway heroes

Avanti West Coast staff at Preston are featuring in an exhibition by the National Railway Museum that celebrates the contribution of rail workers during the pandemic. Train Managers, Janet Bamber […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Railway Station staff racially abused as British Transport Police appeal for information

Police want to speak to the man pictured in connection with the incident Pic: British Transport Police The British Transport police are appealing for information concerning a man who racially abused a member of staff at Preston Railway Station. At 4.20pm on Tuesday 23 February a man […]

5 months ago
Graffiti sprayed onto side of train carriages at Preston Railway Station

Police blurred the graffiti to ensure those responsible don't take the 'kudos' from the incident Pic: British Transport Police A train has been targeted by vandals at Preston. Graffiti was sprayed across the TransPennineExpress services carriages late on Thursday (7 January) evening into Friday (8 January) morning. British Transport […]

7 months ago
Changes needed for Preston Station to accommodate 400m long HS2 trains

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford The changes needed for Preston Station to be part of the UK’s new high speed rail network have been revealed. To accommodate HS2’s longer 400m trains, platforms 3 and 4 […]

7 months ago
Northern pacer train makes final journey (at last!)

Marking the final journey of the Pacer train Pic: Northern Northern trains have finally retired the much-hated pacer trains. Regularly chugging between Preston and many destinations the shuttle-buses have carried their final passengers. Clocking up more than 300-million miles the […]

8 months ago
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