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Steam leads the way to a music hall boom in Preston

A typical Edwardian station Pic: Mary Evans The railway age in Preston led to a boom in music halls during ‘the good old days’ of the early 20th century. At this time, Preston boasted many halls and […]

4 weeks ago
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 […]

5 months ago
Latest instalment of Preston trams project set for approval

An artists impression of how the tram stop on Deepdale Street would look The Preston trams project is due to go to the planning committee this week (Thursday 3 December). The plans are recommended for approval with conditions, and are the latest set […]

1 year ago
Weekend planned to explore Preston’s railway heritage

Railway enthusiasts and local history buffs will be offered a weekend to explore the history of Preston’s railways. The community heritage team at Lancashire County Council are offering the chance […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Launch of the ‘Changing Tracks’ Event at Museum of Lancashire

On Saturday morning on 22nd June 2013, the ‘Changing Tracks’ project was officially launched at The Museum of Lancashire by County Councillor, Michael Devaney and County heritage manager, Bruce Jackson. […]

9 years ago
New book highlights vital role played by Preston’s volunteers during the war

Preston has been recognised for its wartime contribution in a new book by train enthusiast Michael Williams – Steaming to Victory: How Britain’s railways won the war ( published by […]

9 years ago
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