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Northern pacer train makes final journey (at last!)

Marking the final journey of the Pacer train Pic: Northern Northern trains have finally retired the much-hated pacer trains. Regularly chugging between Preston and many destinations the shuttle-buses have carried their final passengers. Clocking up more than 300-million miles the […]

10 months ago
Northern train services set to increase around Preston

An increasingly rare sight, a Northern train leaving Preston Railway Station Pic: Ian Simpson More Northern trains will start running between Preston and Blackpool South from tomorrow (Monday 20 July). Since the start of lockdown, services have started to increase but next week is […]

1 year ago
Northern, Virgin and Transpennine trains disruption continues at Preston Station due to Leyland overhead wire damage

Delayed services at Preston Station Pic: Steve Saul Rail passengers are continuing to be caught up in major delays to and from Preston. Damage to the overhead wires near Leyland caused a bottle-neck on both the West Coast […]

2 years ago
Preston rail services to be affected by Northern cancellations

An increasingly rare sight, a Northern train leaving Preston Railway Station Pic: Ian Simpson An increasingly rare sight, a Northern train leaving Preston Railway Station Pic: Ian Simpson Anyone using the train between Preston, Blackpool and Colne faces disruption during this Sunday. Northern has […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Many Northern train services to run again from end of July

A Northern service A Northern service Rail passengers from Preston should find more services back on the boards from the end of July. Northern has issued an update to its temporary timetable. Brought […]

3 years ago
Northern passengers told to ‘expect compensation’ for rail misery

A Northern service heads of Manchester Pic: Aero Pixels A Northern service heads of Manchester Pic: Aero Pixels Rail passengers struggling since the introduction of new timetables by Northern have been told to expect compensation. Rail minister Jo Johnson […]

3 years ago
Opinion: The Great North Rail Project – more like The Great North Fail project

A Northern service Commuters waiting for a train in Manchester Pic: Steve Robson/Manchester Evening News It’s set to be a long, hot, summer – and that’s just in the Northern timetable planning department. […]

3 years ago
Northern temporary timetable and how it affects Preston passengers

An increasingly rare sight, a Northern train leaving Preston Railway Station Pic: Ian Simpson An increasingly rare sight, a Northern train leaving Preston Railway Station Pic: Ian Simpson Preston is to see a reduced number of Northern trains operating from it and coming through […]

3 years ago
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