Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day

Last additions - 2011
One of the highlights of 2011 was 66514 failing at Preston with a siezed traction motor on 4S41, the HH coal had to be rescued by 37610 which took the emty hoppers to Hunterston via the Settle Carlisle route.204 viewsphoto: Mike BirtlesDec 31, 2011
66065 on the Bitumen empties just emerging from the tunnel on the 1:29 back to the main line.260 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 23-Dec-2011Dec 23, 2011
56311 on a container flats move, passes Cadley Causeway heading North283 viewsPhoto : ASBDec 22, 2011
Another great webcam moment, the NMT passes 4M63 and a mail train294 13-Dec-2011Dec 13, 2011
61994 The Great Marquess passes the Euxton Webcam306 07-Dec-2011Dec 07, 2011
47851 1Z68 Hereford to Edinburgh 5B47786 leading5D Euxton FB 23rd November 2011233 viewsPhoto : Martin Brown 23-Nov-2011
More of Martin's photos here
Nov 24, 2011
92031 4S43 Rugby to Mossend at Euxton FB 23rd November 2011201 viewsPhoto : Martin Brown 23-Nov-2011Nov 24, 2011
92017 6S94 Dollands Moor to Mossend at Euxton FB 23rd November 2011211 viewsPhoto : Martin Brown 23-Nov-2011Nov 24, 2011

(02) February 2011


11 files, last one added on Feb 27, 2011
Album viewed 1286 times

(03) March 2011


2 files, last one added on Apr 01, 2011
Album viewed 181 times

Ribble Steam Railway Winter Gala 2011


12 files, last one added on Feb 17, 2011
Album viewed 383 times

(04) April 2011


3 files, last one added on Apr 21, 2011
Album viewed 229 times

(05) May 2011


4 files, last one added on May 31, 2011
Album viewed 218 times

(06) June 2011


2 files, last one added on Jun 24, 2011
Album viewed 217 times

(07) July 2011


2 files, last one added on Jul 15, 2011
Album viewed 180 times

(08) August 2011


15 files, last one added on Sep 04, 2011
Album viewed 1556 times

(09) September 2011


15 files, last one added on Sep 24, 2011
Album viewed 230 times

(10) October 2011


6 files, last one added on Oct 20, 2011
Album viewed 400 times

(11) November 2011


14 files, last one added on Nov 24, 2011
Album viewed 262 times

(12) December 2011


5 files, last one added on Dec 31, 2011
Album viewed 156 times

12 albums on 1 page(s)

Random files - 2011
Late running DRS Flask train headed by 66426353 viewsLate running 6K73, as usual with over-the-top traction up front, in the shape of 2 clas 37s and two class 66s. 66426 leads the way.
Photo Steve Boreham 05-02-2011
34067 Tangmere approaches Preston on its second test circuit of the week.229 viewsDuring the first run, an injector problem was found, which led to the postponement of the planned move to Southall. Instead of that run, a second test took place, but it seems that a leaking cylinder might be to blame for the loco remaining in Carnforth ovre the weekend.

Video Still : David Cawtha
48151 Passes the site of the Euxton Webcam346 viewsPhoto : Martin Brown 09-Aug-2011

8F no. 48151 passes through Euxton on the outward leg of the Welsh Mountaineer.

The Webcam can be found at :
Northern Sprinter 156460 at the RSR prior to being placed on low-loaders415 views156460 traversed the Dock Branch to be removed by road after suffering wheel-flats.

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 19-Aug-2011
"John Howe" and "Fulstow" cross the swing bridge.136 views
Visiting loco "Fulstow" and crew wait to take the last two trains of the day.166 viewsA problem with the swing-bridge meant that the previous train was stuck for some time the "wrong" side of the dock basin.
"Walkden" returns the 13.30 service back from Strand Road173 views
3Q22 37604 Carlisle to Derby - Euxton FB 23rd November 2011137 viewsPhoto : Martin Brown 23-Nov-2011