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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.

Preston trails: Exploring the route of the Ribble Steam Railway

The Ribble Steam Railway station, note the bitumen tankers Pic: Geoff Whittaker This walk is about three miles one way, or six miles returning the same way. It starts from Preston Station. You can return via Penwortham Bridge and Fishergate to the […]

4 weeks ago
Emergency services on scene as incident causes disruption through Preston Station

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford Emergency services have been dealing with an incident that has caused major disruption through Preston Railway Station. All lines were blocked for a period from around 3pm today (Wednesday 25 […]

1 month ago
The circus comes to town, beasts never seen before in Preston

Travelling circus in 1856 Pic: Victorian History In the 19th century, travelling fairs and circuses brought exotic animals to towns across the North West. In 1872, Preston saw George Wombwell’s travelling Menagerie. This magnificent show had no less […]

1 month ago
Steam leads the way to a music hall boom in Preston

A typical Edwardian station Pic: Mary Evans The railway age in Preston led to a boom in music halls during ‘the good old days’ of the early 20th century. At this time, Preston boasted many halls and […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Old Tram Bridge set to be included in Preston’s Levelling Up Fund bid

The closed Old Tram Bridge Pic: Ashley Warren Preston Preston City Council is planning to apply to Round 2 of the Levelling Up Fund for investment in parks and active travel infrastructure to support a healthy, liveable and sustainably connected […]

3 months ago
Preston Railway Station Quarter could transform gateway to the city

A draft framework to guide the regeneration of the area around Preston Railway Station is now open to public comments. The draft Preston Station Quarter Regeneration Framework will help landowners […]

3 months ago
Preston joins bid to house Great British Railways headquarters

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford Preston has joined a government competition that will see the city compete to be the home of the Great British Railways HQ. Lancashire County Council has led the bid by […]

4 months ago
Preston rail passengers warned of further disruption from Storm Franklin

Engineers inspecting roof at Preston station after Storm Eunice Pic: Network Rail Rail passengers are being warned that the third major storm in just five days is set to bring further travel disruption to Preston and across the North West. People are […]

4 months ago
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