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Almost record-breaking train snapped speeding through Leyland

An attempt to break the 36-year-old record for the fastest train journey between London and Glasgow failed by just 21 seconds after earlier speeding through Leyland. Avanti West Coast’s Royal […]

3 months ago
Preston station’s historic glazing gets modern replacement

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford A major restoration project on Preston railway station’s glazed frontage is complete. The £600,000 Great North Rail Project investment has seen the north side of the 140-year-old station transformed with […]

12 months ago
Preston train manager part of first all LGBTQ+ crew as Pride train launches

Avanti West Coast Pride train staffed by all LGBTQ+ crew. A Preston train manager was part of the UK’s first all LGBTQ+ crew as Avanti West Coast launched its new Pride train. Paul Austin managed the London to Manchester service […]

1 year ago
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