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Rail regulator throws out grand plan

Virgin Trains service to London Euston departing Preston A leading train operator has been rebuffed by the rail regulator after its plan to introduce direct services from the Fylde coast to London were rejected. York-based Grand Central Railway […]

10 years ago
Record numbers for Preston station

A TransPennine Express service at Preston station Record number of passengers passed through Preston station this year, with the station bucking the downward trend according to the Office of Rail Regulation. 150,000 additional people entered and exited […]

10 years ago
Price promise for train passengers

Grand Central train on the North East route Grand Central Railway have promised cheaper fares, spacious trains and better storage if its proposed direct rail link from Lancashire to London are approved. The open access operator submitted plans […]

10 years ago
Train users can rejoice with caution

Photo courtesy of London Midland © 2008 Depending on your feelings for the railways, users of train services from Preston will become winners, and almost certainly losers. Behind the scenes a lot has been happening, especially over […]

11 years ago
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