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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.

Heritage Open Days, Saturday September 12

The restoration bill for St Walburge's runs into the hundreds of thousands of pounds Day three of Heritage Open Days weekend, exploring the hidden gems of Preston, is the busiest and liveliest yet, but where to start? We’ve hopefully made that decision a little […]

9 years ago
Billy Ocean sings at Preston Railway Station ahead of Lytham Festival performance

Billy Ocean was filmed performing a snippet of a song ahead of his gig at Lytham Festival last night. The international R&B performer was passing through Preston Railway Station on […]

9 years ago
Michael Portillo is filming in Preston

British journalist and broadcaster Michael Portillo has been filming in Preston as part of a BBC Documentary series. Great British Railway Journeys airs on BBC Two and sees Portillo travelling […]

9 years ago
Howard Hammersley ‘Mr Dalesrail’ Dies

One of Lancashire’s leading ramblers, local historian, conservation activist and the father of the Dalesrail train excursions died Monday 19th January after a short stay in hospital. Howard Hammersley and his […]

9 years ago
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Preston ‘on the right road’ with Fishergate’s new look

The ambitious £3.4 million Fishergate Central Gateway project in Preston has been heralded as a major success by one of the largest retail centres in the city. Keith Mitchell, manager […]

9 years ago
‘Kiss and Ride’ now in operation at Preston Train Station

Kiss & Ride is now in operation at Preston Train Station, according to the sign above. Those dropping off loved ones at the station will have to say goodbye with […]

9 years ago
Preston Pals memorial service held at the Railway Station

At 11.00am on Wednesday 5th November 2014 a formal remembrance service was held at the Preston Pals Memorial situated on Preston’s Railway Station. The service was attended by the Mayor […]

10 years ago
Fishergate roadworks: Preston train station entrance to be closed for eight weeks

The front entrance to the train station is to be closed once work begins The latest stage of the Fishergate roadworks are due to continue down at the railway station. Preston Railway Station’s forecourt is set for work which will use the same materials […]

10 years ago
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