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Preston train managers star in exhibition recognising railway heroes

Avanti West Coast staff at Preston are featuring in an exhibition by the National Railway Museum that celebrates the contribution of rail workers during the pandemic. Train Managers, Janet Bamber […]

2 months ago
Graffiti sprayed onto side of train carriages at Preston Railway Station

Police blurred the graffiti to ensure those responsible don't take the 'kudos' from the incident Pic: British Transport Police A train has been targeted by vandals at Preston. Graffiti was sprayed across the TransPennineExpress services carriages late on Thursday (7 January) evening into Friday (8 January) morning. British Transport […]

4 months 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 […]

4 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 […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Two men jailed for carrying over £3k worth of Class A and B drugs on Preston’s railways

Two men have been jailed for a combined total of over five years for carrying Class A drugs on the railway. The arrests followed a British Transport Police investigation. Jai […]

5 months ago
Train driver punched at Preston Railway Station

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford A train driver was attacked at Preston Railway Station this morning (Monday 9 November). British Transport Police (BTP) reported that the train driver saw an argument underway between two young […]

6 months ago
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 […]

7 months ago
Preston train manager sews thousands of items for NHS workers

A Train Manager at Avanti West Coast has revived her skills from a previous career to produce more than 1,000 scrubs and accessories for NHS workers in Lancashire during the […]

10 months ago
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