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Preston joins bid to house Great British Railways headquarters

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford Preston has joined a government competition that will see the city compete to be the home of the Great British Railways HQ. Lancashire County Council has led the bid by […]

2 months ago
New short film highlights Santa Special trains at Preston steam railway museum

A local history buff has featured the Santa Special trains at Ribble Steam Railway and Museum in a short YouTube film. Former Preston teacher Gary Cunliffe was offered the chance […]

5 months 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 […]

6 months ago
Temporary lights in Lea Road as work continues on the railway this weekend

Temporary traffic lights will be in place in Lea Road, Lea, from 11pm tonight (Saturday) till 6am on Monday morning. Traffic under the railway bridge will be reduced to a […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Disruption to rail services as drainage works get underway

Drainage works on the Preston to Blackpool line Pic: Network Rail Passengers are being advised to plan their journeys and check before they travel as the final phase of drainage improvements […]

3 years ago
Police appeal after racist abuse on train from Preston

British Transport Police are asking for the public to help following a recent incident where a number of rail passengers were subjected to a barrage of racist abuse. The incident […]

9 years ago
Colin Dickinson At The Preston Historical Society

At the meeting of the Preston Historical Society held on Monday 4th March, members and guests were presented with a superb talk and photographic slide show of the once ubiquitous […]

9 years ago
Essential rail works over the weekend in Preston

  Preston residents have been warned to expect noise and disruption due to rail track improvement works over the weekend. Network Rail has sent out letters to Preston households informing […]

9 years ago
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