Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day

Last additions - 2000 - 2010
From 2008 : Princess Royal Class 4-6-2 No. 6201 Princess Elizabeth waits at Preston on Saturday.226 views6201 was expected to double head the Cotton Mills Express back to Manchester Victoria with 76079.
Photo : Alex Black 15-Mar-2008
Aug 15, 2011
From 2008 : Standard 4MT 2-6-0 No. 76079 arrives at Preston with the diverted "Cotton Mills Express".244 viewsPhoto : Alex Black 15-Mar-2008Aug 15, 2011
67029 Royal Diamond at Preston Sidings South2C 22-05-10212 viewsMervyn WilliamsFeb 04, 2011
Network Rail New Measurement Train power cars 4304228 nearest 29 and 43103 at Preston North parcel siding2C 24-10393 viewsMervyn WilliamsFeb 04, 2011
D1015 Western Champion at Preston parcel south2C 4-08-07214 viewsMervyn WilliamsFeb 04, 2011
92042 Oneggar passes Preston on a northbound freight2C 13-05-05181 viewsMervyn WilliamsFeb 04, 2011
Network Rail 31 105 at Preston 2C 14-04-05178 viewsMervyn WilliamsFeb 04, 2011
165 viewsFeb 04, 2011

Photo of the Day 2010


46 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2011
Album viewed 498 times

Photo of the Day 2009


58 files, last one added on Nov 23, 2010
Album viewed 1408 times

Photo of the Day 2008


93 files, last one added on Aug 15, 2011
Album viewed 543 times

Photos from 2007


18 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2011
Album viewed 226 times

Photos from 2003


8 files, last one added on Nov 26, 2010
Album viewed 242 times

Photos from 2004


57 files, last one added on Nov 26, 2010
Album viewed 325 times

Photos from 2005


9 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2011
Album viewed 212 times

Photos from 2001


3 files, last one added on Nov 26, 2010
Album viewed 309 times

8 albums on 1 page(s)

Random files - 2000 - 2010
Under cover of darkness, the three long-term resident coaches, are fork-lifted onto low-loaders. 208 viewsThey were moved to the south side of the PCD before Christmas, but finally left for pastures new, between 21.00 and midnight on Tue 26th jan.
Word is that they are now heading for storage at Crewe.

Photo : Mike Norris 26/1/2010
55022 Royal Scots Grey waits at 04.30am on platform 6, ready to take the Capital Deltic tour from Preston to Kings Cross. 146 viewsThe loco performed faultlessly, finally returning to Preston more than an hour late due to delays caused by a failed unit at Kings Cross and signalling failure in the Wakefield area.

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 12/06/2010
44871+45407 on ECS for the Tin Bath Extra.196 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 06-11-2010
Preserved AC electric 86259 Les Ross handled the southern portion of the tour, with 46115 Scots Guardsman taking the Preston - Carlisle portion.113 viewsNeither of the two locos involved in The Scot over Shap tour is a stranger to the WCML.
Here, old and new(er) are pictured side by side as the Scot heads for Lostock Hall to be turned before returning to Carnforth.

More photos on the Visitors page

Photo : ASB 09/05/2009
25 years ago, the sight of a BR blue electric loco in the south bays at Preston, was a common one, but this is 2009.129 viewsACLG's 87002 Royal Sovereign is pictured in the south bay of platform 4, having been detached from a class 325 EMU set

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 7/11/2009
47773, ready to take the first leg of the Turning Movement mini-tour, to Preston.92 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 01-03-2008