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Lancashire County Council unveils plans for Penwortham to Preston Cycle Superhighway

Lancashire County Council has developed its plans for the new Penwortham to Preston Cycle Superhighway. The council said the scheme aims to improve facilities for those travelling the mile between […]

4 weeks ago
Railway chaos in Preston, a station too far?

Preston Station in 1962 Pic: Cedric Greenwood Early railway activity in Preston involved a plethora of companies, stations and lines, none of which cooperated with each other! Railway company feuds and a tale of two (or more) […]

1 month ago
Bikes stolen and criminal damage caused to cycle hub at Preston Railway Station

Bikes stolen from outside the train station British Transport Police have congratulated themselves for solving a theft which occurred after paving slabs were used to smash windows at the Leisure Lakes Bike hire and a customer’s bike, […]

2 months ago
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 […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

7 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 […]

7 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 […]

7 months ago
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 […]

8 months ago
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