Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day


Last additions - 2017
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D9009 Alycidon leads the Pathfinder Tours TRANS PENINE DELTIC LAMENT through Leyland. 191 viewsThe tour from York to Liverpool was tailed by 68031.
Photo : Kenneth Dickinson 30-Dec-2017
Dec 30, 2017
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68031 brings up the rear of the Pathfinder Tours TRANS PENINE DELTIC LAMENT through Leyland. 189 viewsThe tour from York to Liverpool hauled by D9009 ALYCIDON .
Photo : Kenneth Dickinson 30-Dec-2017
Dec 30, 2017
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A plant machine manoeuvres onto the tracks at Salwick on Christmas day morning. The signal box has been demolished during December and masts appear to be in place along most of the line between Preston and Kirkham.199 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 25-Dec-2017Dec 27, 2017
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Kirkham station on Christmas Day 2017. There is a lot of work to do before the Blackpool South line reopens on 28th January 2018 but the new third platform is taking shape.206 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 25-Dec-2017Dec 27, 2017
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Looking east from Kirkham North Junction towards the station on 25.12.17, showing the new Civil Engineers siding that has been provided during the rebuild. The crossover that will allow trains from Blackpool South to access the new Up Platform is just vis215 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 25-Dec-2017Dec 27, 2017
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The view west at Kirkham North Junction on Christmas Day. The pile of red bricks on the right is all that is left of the signal box. The track layout here has been simplified for electrification.220 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 25-Dec-2017Dec 27, 2017
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Refurbishment work at Poulton-le-Fylde on 9th December 2017. 237 viewsAlthough the station is closed until March 2018 the tracks have to be kept clear as engineering trains continue to pass through going to and from Blackpool North. The semaphore signals and box were still in place on this day but can’t last much longer.
Photo: Mark Bartlett 09-Dec-2017
Dec 15, 2017
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Newly laid tracks at the approach to Blackpool North, alongside the depot sidings. The lorry on the left was carrying new track panels, which were being taken into the station area by a railway crane.262 viewsPhoto: Mark Bartlett 09-Dec-2017Dec 15, 2017

01 January 2017


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05 May 2017


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07 July 2017


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08 August 2017


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66610 waits by Salwick signal box while an engineering train is loaded with spoil during the weekend closure of the Blackpool line for electrification work 280117.271 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 28-Jan-2017
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156424 brings up the rear of a four car service from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North approaching Poulton on 1st March 2017.254 viewsRecent pre-electrification work includes removal of the Down loop where freight trains for Fleetwood Power Station or the ICI plant at Burn Naze used to wait to access the branch.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 01-Mar-2017
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lack Five 45212 on test on the Carnforth - Carnforth circle (5M50) approaching Bee Lane bridge at 4.20pm on Friday 3rd. March 2017.254 viewsPhoto : Ken Dickinson 03-Mar-2017
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88002 and 68025 on the "Settle and Carlisle Pioneer" passing Chapel Lane, Hoghton at 19:04.182 viewsPhoto : Peter Parnell 20-May-2017
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37 219 now heading the train towards Bamber Bridge then Wigan before returning to Blackpool.223 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 01-Jul-2017
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40145 working 1Z25 Carnforth - York leg of the Scarborough Spa Express departing from Platform 6.183 viewsPhoto : Tony Woof 17-Aug-2017
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37424, running as 37558 “Avro Vulcan XH558” topping and tailing with a home fleet loco.142 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 28-Sep-2017
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THE CALEDONIAN (1Z50) from London Euston to Glasgow Central. Leading engine Class 50 Diesel 50 007 HERCULES and 50 049 DEFIANCE.174 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 07-Oct-2017