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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 months 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 months ago
Changes needed for Preston Station to accommodate 400m long HS2 trains

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford The changes needed for Preston Station to be part of the UK’s new high speed rail network have been revealed. To accommodate HS2’s longer 400m trains, platforms 3 and 4 […]

1 year ago
How HS2 will affect your journey times from Preston

Another view of the refurbished platform at Preston Station Another view of the refurbished platform at Preston Station Passengers at Preston station will have the chance to learn more about HS2 as work is underway to cut journey times. […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Bring HS2 to Preston is the rallying cry from business chief

Artist impression of the HS2 train and line A senior business figure has called for high-speed rail to be extended into Preston. Babs Murphy, chief executive of the North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, has issued a […]

7 years ago
High-speed rail a step closer to the North West

Preston and the North West are a step closer to benefiting from a new national high-speed rail network following today’s announcement of the northern routes. Patrick McLoughlin, the Secretary of […]

9 years ago
Opinion: How high speed rail will benefit Preston

west coast main line HS2 or High Speed 2 as it is known is a government proposal to build a new high speed, high capacity rail line connecting the North with London. The new […]

11 years ago
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