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Warning to rail travellers heading south from Preston this summer

Network Rail has warned passengers heading south on the West Coast Mainline this summer to plan ahead and expect delays. Maintenance work at Acton Grange, near Warrington, means the line […]

2 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 […]

3 years ago
Storm Caroline sees major disruption on trains from Preston to Scotland

Preston Railway Station Pic: Paul Melling Preston Railway Station Pic: Paul Melling Anyone travelling between Preston and Scotland is being advised to find an alternative route. Virgin Trains say an obstruction between Oxhenholme and Penrith as […]

4 years ago
Preston flood warnings: Floodwater recedes meaning Preston to Carlisle trains back on and Ribble flood alerts withdrawn

Damage caused to the West Coast Mainline Pic: Network Rail Trains between Preston and Carlisle have been restored during Monday. Engineers were able to access the tracks, which had been submerged in eight feet on water to the North of […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston flooding alerts: West Coast Mainline shut to the North and Ribble in flood

West Coast Mainline under water to the north of Carlisle Preston is currently the furthest North you can go by train in the West after devastating floods in Cumbria and North Lancashire. Network Rail says all trains are suspended until […]

6 years ago
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