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Rare piece of Preston’s railway history is up for sale

The Virgin Pendolino City of Preston nameplate Pic: Scott Doohan A piece of Preston’s railway history is up for sale. A Virgin Pendolino nameplate featuring the Preston crest is being sold by Scott Doohan, a member of Virgin Trains staff, […]

3 years ago
Almost record-breaking train snapped speeding through Leyland

An attempt to break the 36-year-old record for the fastest train journey between London and Glasgow failed by just 21 seconds after earlier speeding through Leyland. Avanti West Coast’s Royal […]

3 years ago
Northern, Virgin and Transpennine trains disruption continues at Preston Station due to Leyland overhead wire damage

Delayed services at Preston Station Pic: Steve Saul Rail passengers are continuing to be caught up in major delays to and from Preston. Damage to the overhead wires near Leyland caused a bottle-neck on both the West Coast […]

5 years ago
West Coast mainline trains suspended due to Storm Hector

The fallen trees on the line to the north of Preston Pic: Virgin Trains The fallen trees on the line to the north of Preston Pic: Virgin Trains Trains between Preston and Carlisle have been suspended due to fallen trees. Storm Hector is seeing […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Virgin runs electric train test between Preston and Blackpool

The Virgin service was able to run between Preston and Blackpool The Virgin service was able to run between Preston and Blackpool Work on the railway line between Preston and Blackpool has seen the an electric train run between the two […]

6 years ago
Preston rail passengers to get free Wi-Fi on Virgin Trains

All Pendolino trains are due to be fitted with the free Wi-Fi upgrade Pic: 70023venus2009 All Pendolino trains are due to be fitted with the free Wi-Fi upgrade Pic: 70023venus2009 Anyone using the West Coast mainline from Preston and travelling with Virgin is set to […]

6 years ago
Virgin Trains to run ‘full timetable’ after strike action cancelled

Virgin Trains service to London Euston departing Preston Virgin Trains service to London Euston departing Preston Virgin Trains plan to run a ‘full timetable’ tomorrow after the scheduled union industrial action  was called off. Trains between London Euston […]

6 years ago
How strike action will affect services from London Euston to Preston over Christmas

Virgin Trains Class 390 Penolino passing through Leyland Virgin Trains Class 390 Penolino passing through Leyland Strike action will have an affect on West Coast Main Line services from London Euston over Christmas and into the new year. […]

6 years ago
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