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Preston and District Model Railway Society and Ribble Steam Railway spring events

The model railway at the Ribble Steam Railway museum Pic: Geoff Whittaker Spring 2023 sees a couple of events that are of interest to railway and history fans. The Preston Model Railway Society’s exhibition is held in March, and The Ribble Steam […]

1 year 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 […]

3 years ago
Looking at the history of the Ribble Steam Railway as it reopens for business

Steam train Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker The Ribble Steam Railway reopens this weekend (Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 May). New attractions include murals of famous locomotives. Images are by the author and were shot prior to […]

3 years ago
Things to do in Preston during the 2019 summer holidays

Enjoying an ice cream at the show The summer of 2019 is nearly upon us! The weather might be undecided as to what season it is but the kids will certainly let us know they’re off school […]

5 years ago
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Preston steam rail museum lands funding for new exploration centre

A Ribble Steam rail service in operation PicL Tony Worrall A Ribble Steam rail service in operation PicL Tony Worrall Bringing Preston’s rail heritage to life is the mission of an extension to the Heritage Railway Museum at Preston Docks. […]

6 years ago
Santa specials returning to Ribble Steam Railway

A Santa's Special on the line in 2010 Pic: Johnny English A Santa’s Special on the line in 2010 Pic: Johnny English A fixture of Preston’s run up to Christmas is the steam specials at the city’s vintage railway. Steaming along […]

7 years ago
Colourful mazes, wrestling shows and Asian Mela: What’s on at Preston’s Flag Market during summer 2016

An outdoor maze is part of the events on the Flag Market this summer From wrestling to Roald Dahl classics there’s something happening every Saturday on the Flag Market until the end of August. Preston City Council has announced what’s on with events beginning […]

8 years ago
New Preston Docks flats due for approval despite Ribble Steam Railway objections

An artist impression of the Maritime Way flats and a Ribble Steam Railway engine in operation New flats on Preston’s Docks could be approved on a second time of asking. Midland House office block could be converted to be home to 25 apartments. Currently standing empty […]

8 years ago
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