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Preston Station Free Buffet 1915 to 1919 commemoration event

  Yesterday, 25 March 2014, the waiting room on Preston Railway Station was put to good use in an event organised by Preston Remembers, re-creating the inception of the Sailors’ […]

6 years ago
British Transport Police at Preston Railway Station

Today, 25th March 2014, the British Transport Police were at Preston Railway Station to promote the safety and security of passengers of the railway networks. They were there in an initiative […]

6 years ago
Return to Preston Station: Soldiers and Sailors ‘free buffet’

On Tuesday 25 March, actors will re-create the ‘free buffet’ laid on for tired soldiers and sailors offered by Preston women during World War 1. Come down to Preston railway […]

6 years ago
Great Britain VI Steam Tour in Preston

A special guest spent an overnight stay in Preston last night. The Railway Touring Company brought its Great Britain VI steam train to Preston station before setting off on a […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement “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 […]

9 years ago
Record numbers for Preston station

A TransPennine Express service at Preston station Record number of passengers passed through Preston station this year, with the station bucking the downward trend according to the Office of Rail Regulation. 150,000 additional people entered and exited […]

9 years ago
Opinion: Are rail price hikes un-fare?

Long walk for improvements - (c)JohnnyEnglish on Flickr Another set of inflation busting rises in the cost of train travel in austere times and small or no pay increases means higher prices implemented by our train operating companies […]

10 years ago
Price promise for train passengers

Grand Central train on the North East route Grand Central Railway have promised cheaper fares, spacious trains and better storage if its proposed direct rail link from Lancashire to London are approved. The open access operator submitted plans […]

10 years ago
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