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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.

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 […]

1 week ago
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 weeks 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 […]

2 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 […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

4 months ago
Northern train services set to increase around Preston

An increasingly rare sight, a Northern train leaving Preston Railway Station Pic: Ian Simpson More Northern trains will start running between Preston and Blackpool South from tomorrow (Monday 20 July). Since the start of lockdown, services have started to increase but next week is […]

5 months ago
Temporary knife arches to be installed at Preston Train Station

Temporary knife arches will be employed at Preston train station through December in a bid to reduce knife crime. Lancashire Police will be operating in a joint operation with British […]

1 year ago
Appeal after boy pushed off his bike and robbed near the station

Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy had his bike robbed near the railway station. On 23, July, at around 4.20pm, the victim was cycling on Butler Street car […]

1 year ago
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