Network Rail

Preston rail passengers warned of further disruption from Storm Franklin

Engineers inspecting roof at Preston station after Storm Eunice Pic: Network Rail Rail passengers are being warned that the third major storm in just five days is set to bring further travel disruption to Preston and across the North West. People are […]

3 months ago
Preston and Chorley staff volunteer at Rainbow Hub to make the charity’s grounds safer

A team from Network Rail and Cornthwaite Tree Care recently volunteered at Rainbow Hub, the Lancashire charitysupporting children with physical and neurological disabilities. Seven staff members from the two companies […]

10 months ago
Entrance to Avenham and Miller Park still open despite railway bridge investigation work

Entrance to Miller Park under the railway bridge Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Parks have notified locals that contractors on behalf of Network Rail are starting investigatory work today (Monday 26 April). The work is on and under the railway bridge near […]

1 year ago
Network Rail work over New Year to upgrade the Faringdon Curve track near Preston

Upgrades have been made to rail tracks in and around Preston over the festive period. Network rail have made the upgrades as park of an investment of £31.3 million in the North […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 years ago
Lytham Road has reopened nearly two months late after rail bridge works

Lytham Road bridge back open to traffic Pic: Blog Preston The road under a railway bridge in Fulwood has reopened. Lytham Road has been shut since late-February. Network Rail needed to complete waterproofing and structural repairs to the bridge. The […]

3 years ago
Warning to rail travellers heading south from Preston this summer

Network Rail has warned passengers heading south on the West Coast Mainline this summer to plan ahead and expect delays. Maintenance work at Acton Grange, near Warrington, means the line […]

3 years ago
Lytham Road closure to continue as bridge works hit by further delay

Closure signs have been amended with a May closure date Pic: Blog Preston Lytham Road will remain closed until May after further delays to the maintenance work. Network Rail closed the road at the end of February to carry out essential repairs to […]

3 years ago
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