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. 218 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. 215 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.224 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.231 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 vis239 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.244 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 25-Dec-2017Dec 27, 2017
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Refurbishment work at Poulton-le-Fylde on 9th December 2017. 264 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.287 viewsPhoto: Mark Bartlett 09-Dec-2017Dec 15, 2017

01 January 2017


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05 May 2017


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Clearance of vegetation has been taking place on the land around Maudlands Bridge and the Miley Tunnel - possibly for use by UCLAN ?272 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 16-Jan-2017
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37254 at Preston in the early hours working 1Q83 14:28 Blackpool North to Derby RTC via a tour of the North West285 viewsPhoto : DM Stuart 28-Jan-2017
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37025 pauses at Preston whilst working the 3Q26 Crewe - Longsight test train. 247 viewsPhoto : Rob Maynard 07-Mar-2017
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46233 DUCHESS OF SUTHERLAND heading the Cumbrian Mountain Express as it approaches Bee Lane bridge and running 22 minutes late.200 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 05-Aug-2017
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60163 Tornado pulls into platform 6 at Preston before taking-on water for its onward trip north179 viewsPhoto : Peter Parnell 2017-09-20
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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.192 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 07-Oct-2017
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All change on the Blackpool line...269 viewsBlackpool North No.2 L&YR signal box during its final evening of operation, 10th November 2017. In the foreground new track has been laid, but not yet connected, for the new Platform 1.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 11-Nov-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.224 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 25-Dec-2017