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Northern offers reward after thrown bricks smash trains in Leyland

Northern Rail has offered a £500 reward after thrown bricks smashed into trains in Leyland. Two of the incidents occurred on Saturday evenings as Northern services travelled through Leyland. The […]

7 months 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 […]

7 months ago
Bikes stolen and criminal damage caused to cycle hub at Preston Railway Station

Bikes stolen from outside the train station British Transport Police have congratulated themselves for solving a theft which occurred after paving slabs were used to smash windows at the Leisure Lakes Bike hire and a customer’s bike, […]

12 months ago
Police officers ‘recovering at home’ after Walton-le-Dale crash

The crash happened in London Road, near the Capitol Centre Pic: Shane King Two police officers are recovering after being involved in a crash in Walton-le-Dale on Friday (23 April). The incident, which happened in London Road near the Capitol Centre, involved a […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Selfie takers on the tracks force Preston bound train into emergency stop

More than 800 services will run on Saturday - but this is around a third of the normal trains Pic: AeroPixels A train had to apply its emergency braking at Hoghton level crossing on Sunday (31 January). The train had to stop near Preston when a a group of six people […]

1 year ago
Graffiti sprayed onto side of train carriages at Preston Railway Station

Police blurred the graffiti to ensure those responsible don't take the 'kudos' from the incident Pic: British Transport Police A train has been targeted by vandals at Preston. Graffiti was sprayed across the TransPennineExpress services carriages late on Thursday (7 January) evening into Friday (8 January) morning. British Transport […]

1 year ago
Two men jailed for carrying over £3k worth of Class A and B drugs on Preston’s railways

Two men have been jailed for a combined total of over five years for carrying Class A drugs on the railway. The arrests followed a British Transport Police investigation. Jai […]

1 year ago
Train driver punched at Preston Railway Station

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford A train driver was attacked at Preston Railway Station this morning (Monday 9 November). British Transport Police (BTP) reported that the train driver saw an argument underway between two young […]

2 years ago
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