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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 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 […]

2 years ago
Preston Railway Station closed as Storm Eunice damages roof

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford Preston Railway Station has been closed after Storm Eunice caused damage to the roof. The station shut yesterday (Friday 18 February) and remains closed for a safety inspection. A spokesperson […]

2 years ago
Cottam Parkway train station consultation begins

A new train station in northwest Preston will see better transport links for jobs, business and leisure, according to Lancashire County Council. The Cottam Parkway Railway Station will be located […]

3 years ago
Man’s injuries not thought to be life-threatening after he was hit by train in Preston

Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford A man was struck by a train at Preston Train Station and was then taken to hospital in Preston at the weekend. Police and ambulance crews were called to the […]

3 years ago
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Rail firms unite to honour forgotten Preston women’s football team

Dick, Kerr women's football team Pic: Forbes Two rail firms have joined up to honour one of England’s earliest known women’s football teams. Avanti West Coast has teamed up with Community Rail Lancashire (CRL) to share the […]

3 years ago
Penwortham Scouts send wreath on 2,000-mile train journey to mark Remembrance Day

A Penwortham Scout group have sent a Remembrance wreath on a 2,000-mile train journey to honour the global struggle during WWI. To mark the day, the 5th Pen Chinook Beaver […]

3 years ago
Tornado steam train spotted at Preston and Bamber Bridge Railway Stations

The Tornado steam train today visited Preston and Bamber Bridge Railway Stations to the delight of residents. The LNER Peppercorn Class A1 60163 Tornado is a steam locomotive completed in […]

3 years ago
CCTV shows man wanted in connection to train robbery between Preston and Chorley

Police have released CCTV of a man wanted in connection to a robbery on a train between Preston and Chorley. At around 5.30am on Tuesday 31 August, the victim and […]

3 years ago
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