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New trains proposed by First TransPennine on North West lines

(c) Danny Lee/London Midland Above, it’s the train passengers have been waiting for, but it’ll arrive in December 2013. The sleek, greener, cleaner and faster 110mph 4-car Siemens Class 350 ‘Desiro’ train order for […]

10 years ago
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 […]

11 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 […]

11 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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