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Greener rail commuting headed to Preston and the North West

Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford The government have announced a £78m plan to electrify a section of the North West’s rail network, which will boost potential for green commuting across Preston and the North West. […]

4 weeks ago
Selfie takers on the tracks force Preston bound train into emergency stop

More than 800 services will run on Saturday - but this is around a third of the normal trains Pic: AeroPixels A train had to apply its emergency braking at Hoghton level crossing on Sunday (31 January). The train had to stop near Preston when a a group of six people […]

8 months ago
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
How HS2 will affect your journey times from Preston

Another view of the refurbished platform at Preston Station Another view of the refurbished platform at Preston Station Passengers at Preston station will have the chance to learn more about HS2 as work is underway to cut journey times. […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Disruption to trains through Preston after woman killed by train

Wigan North Western station Trains through to Preston faced heavy disruption this evening after a woman was killed at Wigan North Western railway station. Police confirmed that the woman was […]

5 years ago
Book signing at Waterstones by local author David John HindleNew

Growing up in Preston, with its eclectic range of transport, provided well-known historian David John Hindle with the inspiration to write his latest book on the transport heritage of Preston. […]

6 years ago
Preston rail fare dodgers caught in ticket crackdown

Preston train station Northern Rail has recently launched the Get a Ticket Campaign to crack down on fare dodgers. Two online videos have been released in an attempt to reduce the number of […]

8 years ago
Annual Preston Model Railway Exhibition returns

Fans of very small trains be excited. The Preston and District Model Railway Society is holding its annual exhibition in March 2014. Growing more popular every year the event features […]

8 years ago
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