Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day


Last additions - 2017
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Refurbishment work at Poulton-le-Fylde on 9th December 2017. 14 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.20 viewsPhoto: Mark Bartlett 09-Dec-2017Dec 15, 2017
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Construction of new platforms underway at Blackpool North. Behind the camera track was being laid in the station throat area.21 viewsPhoto: Mark Bartlett 09-Dec-2017Dec 15, 2017
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BPN 5: A self-propelled railway crane positions new track panels in the approach to Blackpool North19 viewsPhoto: Mark Bartlett 09-Dec-2017Dec 15, 2017
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Carleton Crossing Box being dismantled by contractors.105 viewsThe lever frame and instruments had been removed for further use elsewhere.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 21-Nov-2017
Nov 22, 2017
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The western approach to Kirkham station, with all the signals removed. 104 viewsThe new third track has been partly laid and on the other side of the bridge a new additional platform is under construction.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 21-Nov-2017
Nov 22, 2017
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Ten days after the start of the nineteen week closure the Orange Army is hard at work at Blackpool North.102 viewsOnly a single track is in place – used for materials removal. A new, long Platform ½ is being constructed and the old platforms that were in use until recently are being removed.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 21-Nov-2017
Nov 22, 2017
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Electrification work in progress at the Blackpool carriage sidings.100 viewsNov 22, 2017

01 January 2017


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10 files, last one added on Jan 29, 2017
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02 February 2017



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03 March 2017


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7 files, last one added on Mar 25, 2017
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04 April 2017


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4 files, last one added on Apr 27, 2017
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05 May 2017


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6 files, last one added on May 23, 2017
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06 June 2017


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3 files, last one added on Jul 02, 2017
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07 July 2017


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8 files, last one added on Jul 21, 2017
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08 August 2017


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4 files, last one added on Aug 17, 2017
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09 September 2017


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6 files, last one added on Oct 03, 2017
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10 October 2017


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4 files, last one added on Oct 08, 2017
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11 November 2017


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7 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2017
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12 December 2017


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4 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2017
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Random files - 2017
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66547 standing on the Down Line to the east of Salwick station with an engineering train on 280117. The Preston skyline can be seen beyond the train.131 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 28-Jan-2017
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45699 passes over Fylde Road108 viewsPhoto : Mervyn Wiliams 20-Mar-2017
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60009 UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA on 5M50 a loaded test run on the Carnforth circle as it approaches Lostock Hall Station97 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 26-Apr-2017
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37 025 leaving the station to run round the train.129 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 01-Jul-2017
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DRS 68023 and 68026 with two MOD flask carriers, and a match wagon, seen passing Woodacre working from Sellafield to Crewe (via Carlisle) on the evening of 17th July 2017.81 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 17-Jul-2017
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Class 50s 007 and 049 enter Preston Station on "The Caledonian" tour, having taken over from electric traction at Crewe.107 viewsPhoto : Mervyn Williams 07-Oct-2017
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Ten days after the start of the nineteen week closure the Orange Army is hard at work at Blackpool North.102 viewsOnly a single track is in place – used for materials removal. A new, long Platform ½ is being constructed and the old platforms that were in use until recently are being removed.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 21-Nov-2017
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Construction of new platforms underway at Blackpool North. Behind the camera track was being laid in the station throat area.21 viewsPhoto: Mark Bartlett 09-Dec-2017