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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 […]

10 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 […]

11 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 […]

13 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 […]

13 years ago
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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 […]

13 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 […]

13 years ago
Train users can rejoice with caution

Photo courtesy of London Midland © 2008 Depending on your feelings for the railways, users of train services from Preston will become winners, and almost certainly losers. Behind the scenes a lot has been happening, especially over […]

13 years ago
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