Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day


Last additions - 2011
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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.375 viewsphoto: Mike BirtlesDec 31, 2011
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66065 on the Bitumen empties just emerging from the tunnel on the 1:29 back to the main line.427 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 23-Dec-2011Dec 23, 2011
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56311 on a container flats move, passes Cadley Causeway heading North453 viewsPhoto : ASBDec 22, 2011
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Another great webcam moment, the NMT passes 4M63 and a mail train468 viewswww.railcam.org.uk 13-Dec-2011Dec 13, 2011
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61994 The Great Marquess passes the Euxton Webcam497 viewswww.railcam.org.uk 07-Dec-2011Dec 07, 2011
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47851 1Z68 Hereford to Edinburgh 5B47786 leading5D Euxton FB 23rd November 2011401 viewsPhoto : Martin Brown 23-Nov-2011
More of Martin's photos here
Nov 24, 2011
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92031 4S43 Rugby to Mossend at Euxton FB 23rd November 2011351 viewsPhoto : Martin Brown 23-Nov-2011Nov 24, 2011
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92017 6S94 Dollands Moor to Mossend at Euxton FB 23rd November 2011358 viewsPhoto : Martin Brown 23-Nov-2011Nov 24, 2011

(02) February 2011


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11 files, last one added on Feb 27, 2011
Album viewed 1416 times

(03) March 2011


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2 files, last one added on Apr 01, 2011
Album viewed 302 times

Ribble Steam Railway Winter Gala 2011


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12 files, last one added on Feb 17, 2011
Album viewed 514 times

(04) April 2011


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3 files, last one added on Apr 21, 2011
Album viewed 351 times

(05) May 2011


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4 files, last one added on May 31, 2011
Album viewed 342 times

(06) June 2011


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2 files, last one added on Jun 24, 2011
Album viewed 338 times

(07) July 2011


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2 files, last one added on Jul 15, 2011
Album viewed 301 times

(08) August 2011


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15 files, last one added on Sep 04, 2011
Album viewed 1727 times

(09) September 2011


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15 files, last one added on Sep 24, 2011
Album viewed 395 times

(10) October 2011


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6 files, last one added on Oct 20, 2011
Album viewed 522 times

(11) November 2011


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14 files, last one added on Nov 24, 2011
Album viewed 430 times

(12) December 2011


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5 files, last one added on Dec 31, 2011
Album viewed 278 times

12 albums on 1 page(s)

Random files - 2011
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34067 Tangmere approaches Preston on its second test circuit of the week.364 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
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Resident John Howe with visitors May (from ELR) and Linda (From Chasewater) run past the train at Exchange sidings prior to working a 'triple header' back to the museum.382 viewsMark Bartlett
Sunday 13th Feb 2011
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48151 Passes the site of the Euxton Webcam463 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 : www.railcam.org.uk
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"John Howe" and "Fulstow" cross the swing bridge.230 views
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"Fulstow" and "John Howe" double-head, bunker first back from Strand Road257 views
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6021 Princess Elizabeth passes the new Euxton WebCam344 viewswww.railcam.org.uk 15-Oct-2011
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The view of Preston Station from the Park Hotel building324 viewsThe former Park Hotel - latterly the home of council offices, is now up for sale. How about using it as a hotel... Richard Branson - are you taking note?
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47851 1Z68 Hereford to Edinburgh 5B47786 leading5D Euxton FB 23rd November 2011401 viewsPhoto : Martin Brown 23-Nov-2011
More of Martin's photos here