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Preston station’s historic glazing gets modern replacement

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford A major restoration project on Preston railway station’s glazed frontage is complete. The £600,000 Great North Rail Project investment has seen the north side of the 140-year-old station transformed with […]

9 months ago
How to get a rail ticket refund if you were caught in Preston station chaos

The scene at Preston Railway Station. Credit: @infindesltd Passengers were left stranded and awaiting coach travel this evening (November 22) due to flooding on the line between Preston and Lancaster. […]

4 years ago
Preston Railway Station flood chaos – everything we know so far

Queues for replacement coaches at Preston Railway Station There are currently hectic scenes at Preston Railway Station as passengers await replacement coaches due to flooding on the line. Trains are […]

4 years ago
Passengers stranded at Preston Railway Station due to flooded line

Customers stranded at Preston. Credit: Paul van de Rooy Rail passengers heading north have been left stranded at Preston Railway Station tonight (November 22). Trains are currently not departing from […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement West Coast Main Line: Longer trains for longer franchise

Virgin Trains Class 390 Penolino passing through Leyland The hard-pressed commuter is set to benefit from thousands more standard class seats in a deal struck between Virgin Trains and the Department for Transport. Virgin, who manage Preston station, […]

10 years ago
Opinion: How high speed rail will benefit Preston

west coast main line HS2 or High Speed 2 as it is known is a government proposal to build a new high speed, high capacity rail line connecting the North with London. The new […]

10 years ago
New trains proposed by First TransPennine on North West lines

(c) Danny Lee/London Midland Above, it’s the train passengers have been waiting for, but it’ll arrive in December 2013. The sleek, greener, cleaner and faster 110mph 4-car Siemens Class 350 ‘Desiro’ train order for […]

10 years ago
Opinion: What do you want from your new train operator?

A Virgin Train Class 390 Pendolino on the west coast main line (c)Ingy the Wingy on Flickr The time has come for Blog Preston readers to have some input into the new West Coast Franchise arriving in April 2012. As passengers, you are paying for the privilege […]

10 years ago
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