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Cottam Parkway train station consultation begins

A new train station in northwest Preston will see better transport links for jobs, business and leisure, according to Lancashire County Council. The Cottam Parkway Railway Station will be located […]

2 years ago
‘Walking-friendly’ Broadgate junction plan for Preston Cycle Superhighway

A new Preston Cycle Superhighway proposal aims to make cycling and walking safer for residents. The proposal involves a junction upgrade known as CYCLOPS that will improve facilities for those […]

3 years ago
Rail firms unite to honour forgotten Preston women’s football team

Dick, Kerr women's football team Pic: Forbes Two rail firms have joined up to honour one of England’s earliest known women’s football teams. Avanti West Coast has teamed up with Community Rail Lancashire (CRL) to share the […]

3 years ago
CCTV shows man wanted in connection to train robbery between Preston and Chorley

Police have released CCTV of a man wanted in connection to a robbery on a train between Preston and Chorley. At around 5.30am on Tuesday 31 August, the victim and […]

3 years ago
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Lancashire County Council unveils plans for Penwortham to Preston Cycle Superhighway

A still from a Ribble Cycles TV advert Pic: Ribble Cycles TV 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 […]

3 years 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) […]

3 years 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, […]

3 years 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 […]

3 years ago
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