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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.

Woman barred from Preston city centre charged with breaching Criminal Behaviour Order 16 times

Claire Neville A woman from Preston who has been issued with a Criminal Behaviour Order has been charged with breaching the order on 16 different occasions. Claire Neville, 50, appeared before Preston […]

2 years ago
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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
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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 years ago
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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
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