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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 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 […]

2 days 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 […]

2 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 […]

2 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 […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Train driver punched at Preston Railway Station

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford A train driver was attacked at Preston Railway Station this morning (Monday 9 November). British Transport Police (BTP) reported that the train driver saw an argument underway between two young […]

4 months ago
Preston station’s historic glazing gets modern replacement

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford A major restoration project on Preston railway station’s glazed frontage is complete. The £600,000 Great North Rail Project investment has seen the north side of the 140-year-old station transformed with […]

5 months ago
Preston train manager part of first all LGBTQ+ crew as Pride train launches

Avanti West Coast Pride train staffed by all LGBTQ+ crew. A Preston train manager was part of the UK’s first all LGBTQ+ crew as Avanti West Coast launched its new Pride train. Paul Austin managed the London to Manchester service […]

6 months ago
Preston transport projects could be fast-tracked thanks to new funding bid

A582 Three Preston and South Ribble transport projects have been highlighted in a bid for extra funding. Lancashire County Council has put forward a number of projects that could be delivered […]

7 months ago
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