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Vicars Bridge. Demolition of the redundant railway bridge

Not standing for much longer: The view across Vicars Bridge Vicars Bridge, so called because the route leads to a vicarage, is facing demolition. The much delayed removal of the bridge is finally going ahead this weekend I am told. […]

9 years ago
High-speed rail a step closer to the North West

Preston and the North West are a step closer to benefiting from a new national high-speed rail network following today’s announcement of the northern routes. Patrick McLoughlin, the Secretary of […]

9 years ago
Ribble Steam Railway diesel weekend

A great family weekend out in Preston. This weekend at the Ribble Steam Railway and Museum on the docks at Preston will be the one weekend of the year when […]

10 years ago
The World beating Deltic engine returns home

This fantastic engne is at the Ribble Steam Railway Museum in Preston. The prototype Deltic has been loaned by the NRM and will remain at the railway for the 2013 […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston in the Picture: Railway Station at Night

preston railway station When I visited Preston Railway Station to take this photograph it was eerily quiet. Normally there are taxis queuing, some slowly edging forward on their journey as the front of […]

10 years ago
Preston in the Picture: The Train now Arriving…

train arriving in Preston I have a funny feeling this train was actually leaving Preston Station but that didn’t really work as a title! Having spent about half an hour on the old East […]

10 years ago
Preston set for trams before Christmas

Preston is set for a tram revolution as soon as December. The trams, which are the first its kind to be installed since Victorian times in the UK, will be […]

12 years ago
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