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Preston Railway Station

Preston Railway Station is on the West Coast Mainline and operated by Avanti West Coast. 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.

Tornado steam train spotted at Preston and Bamber Bridge Railway Stations

The Tornado steam train today visited Preston and Bamber Bridge Railway Stations to the delight of residents. The LNER Peppercorn Class A1 60163 Tornado is a steam locomotive completed in […]

4 days ago
CCTV shows man wanted in connection to train robbery between Preston and Chorley

Police have released CCTV of a man wanted in connection to a robbery on a train between Preston and Chorley. At around 5.30am on Tuesday 31 August, the victim and […]

2 weeks ago
Family of dad recovering in Royal Preston Hospital thank man for saving his life on the train

The family of a man who suffered a cardiac event on a train in Preston have thanked the man who used CPR to save his life. In a Facebook post, […]

2 weeks ago
Greener rail commuting headed to Preston and the North West

Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford The government have announced a ÂŁ78m plan to electrify a section of the North West’s rail network, which will boost potential for green commuting across Preston and the North West. […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Rare piece of Preston’s railway history is up for sale

The Virgin Pendolino City of Preston nameplate Pic: Scott Doohan A piece of Preston’s railway history is up for sale. A Virgin Pendolino nameplate featuring the Preston crest is being sold by Scott Doohan, a member of Virgin Trains staff, […]

2 months ago
Preston’s Flag Market to host rail roadshow ahead of HS2 construction

Walking across the Flag Market in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s Flag Market will host a rail roadshow this month to mark the construction of Britain’s new High-Speed Two railway. Ahead of its arrival in Preston, the team leading the […]

2 months ago
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 […]

3 months 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, […]

5 months ago
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