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.379 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".411 viewsPhoto : Alex Black 15-Mar-2008Aug 15, 2011
67029 Royal Diamond at Preston Sidings South2C 22-05-10371 viewsMervyn WilliamsFeb 04, 2011
Network Rail New Measurement Train power cars 4304228 nearest 29 and 43103 at Preston North parcel siding2C 24-10594 viewsMervyn WilliamsFeb 04, 2011
D1015 Western Champion at Preston parcel south2C 4-08-07371 viewsMervyn WilliamsFeb 04, 2011
92042 Oneggar passes Preston on a northbound freight2C 13-05-05332 viewsMervyn WilliamsFeb 04, 2011
Network Rail 31 105 at Preston 2C 14-04-05327 viewsMervyn WilliamsFeb 04, 2011
314 viewsFeb 04, 2011

Photo of the Day 2010


46 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2011
Album viewed 654 times

Photo of the Day 2009


58 files, last one added on Nov 23, 2010
Album viewed 1564 times

Photo of the Day 2008


93 files, last one added on Aug 15, 2011
Album viewed 701 times

Photos from 2007


18 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2011
Album viewed 380 times

Photos from 2003


8 files, last one added on Nov 26, 2010
Album viewed 372 times

Photos from 2004


57 files, last one added on Nov 26, 2010
Album viewed 500 times

Photos from 2005


9 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2011
Album viewed 336 times

Photos from 2001


3 files, last one added on Nov 26, 2010
Album viewed 453 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. 326 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
With the WCML to the north closed - at least to passenger trains due to flooding, a rather late, 66425 heads through Platform 4 with 4S43 (which normally uses 3 or even by-passes the platforms near the Res side). 251 viewsIt stopped with the loco at the north end for a crew change.

Photo : Mike Thomas 12/1/2009
After an extended stay in platform 7, 37375 was finally rescued by Cotswold 47810, which travelled from Doncaster235 viewsThe unusual pair are seen here at Farington Junction.

Photo : Mark Bartlett 27/2/2009
6201 Princess Elizabeth backs onto the stock for Sunday's York Yuletide Express. 227 viewsThe loco spent the night at Preston due to engineering works, ahead of the Liverpool - York tour

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 12/12/2009
Ian Riley's Black 5 no 44871 heads north through Preston ahead of tomorrow's loaded test run. WCRC 37516 was on the rear.393 viewsMore shots of this train and of ETL's 86702 on its first run north of Warrington are on Mike Birtles' Fotopic site

Photo : Mike Birtles 21/12/2009
No, this isn't a photo from 1982. 206 viewsThe sight of BR-blue liveried 87002, back with its original name "Royal Sovereign", hauling a rake of blue/grey coaches will be hauntingly familiar to all us 40-somethings who took an interest in the WCML in the late 70s and early 80s.
This photo and a gallery of an interesting day at Preston on 16th July are on the Visitors page.

Photo : Martin Brown 16/07/2008
Railtourer's "Snowdonian" tour, featuring 47826 in charge and 47804 dead on the rear.178 viewsPhoto : Adrian Bradshaw - 11-7-2009
47851 Traction Magazine253 viewsOne of the Virgin class 47s painted into Heritage liveries during their final months in service.
Adrian Bradshaw 24-7-2004