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Preston flooding alerts: West Coast Mainline shut to the North and Ribble in flood

West Coast Mainline under water to the north of Carlisle Preston is currently the furthest North you can go by train in the West after devastating floods in Cumbria and North Lancashire. Network Rail says all trains are suspended until […]

6 years ago
Vicars Bridge. Demolition of the redundant railway bridge

Not standing for much longer: The view across Vicars Bridge Vicars Bridge, so called because the route leads to a vicarage, is facing demolition. The much delayed removal of the bridge is finally going ahead this weekend I am told. […]

9 years ago
Preparing for electrification between Preston and Blackpool: road bridge closure

Network Rail electrifying key rail routes across the North West This weekend sees the first phase of a long, series of works for a fully electrified rail route between Preston […]

9 years ago
“Bottleneck” Preston station criticised in rail report

Preston Station has been branded one of the worst for passenger overcrowding and bottlenecks. The regional West Coast hub was identified on an 11-strong station list requiring intervention, with action […]

10 years ago
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