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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 Railway Station worst in the UK for cancellations, new data says

Setting sun over Preston Railway Station pic: Tony Worrall New data reveals that Preston has the worst train station in the UK for cancellations. Nine out of the ten worst stations are in the north, but Preston takes the […]

6 months ago
Storm Debi causes major disruption to trains at Preston Railway Station

Officers met the man at Preston Railway Station Pic: 70023venus2009 All trains going in and out of Preston have been disrupted due to Storm Debi. The amber and yellow weather warnings for heavy rain and severe gale-force wind has meant […]

6 months ago
Watch as Pro-Palestine flashmob protest takes over Preston Railway Station

The sit-in staged at Preston Railway Station during Friday evening Pic: Michael Lavalette/Children of the Ghetto Preston station was the scene of a 60-strong flashmob protest at the height of the Friday rush hour after demonstrators staged a sit-in to call for a ceasefire in the […]

6 months ago
Preston in the 1840s, new railways and old problems

A typical 1840s locomotive Pic: Science Museum The year 1846 was an important year in Preston. It was the year that the Blackburn and Preston Railway opened. It was also a period of deprivation among the working […]

7 months ago
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Railway ticket offices closure plan scrapped after fierce opposition with Preston highlighted

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford Railway ticket offices across Lancashire will remain open after passengers – and the organisation representing them – objected in their droves to plans to pull the shutters down on the […]

7 months ago
Death, disease and murder in Victorian Preston

A damaged locomotive Pic: Wikimedia There were many ways to die in Victorian Preston; everything from exploding locomotives to cholera and murder were reported in the local press. Knowledge of disease was limited until the […]

7 months ago
Confidence HS2 cancellation won’t impact ambitious Preston investment plans

Preston Station Quarter Aeriel Shot There is no reason for a major redevelopment of the area around Preston station to be derailed by the cancellation of the northern leg of the HS2 link, according to […]

7 months ago
Hope for ‘quick wins’ for rail network if government sticks to its word

Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford Lancashire’s politicians are lining up with wishlists of the rail schemes that they would like to see funded with the cash that will be saved from the cancellation of the […]

8 months ago
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