Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day


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On the same day as The Duchess (below), 92017 heads-up the Tesco Express through Preston.224 viewsPhoto : Phil Tyrer 21/08/2010
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6233 Duchess of Sutherland heads north on the Cumbrian Mountain Express from Liverpool to Carlisle.229 viewsPhoto : Phil Tyrer 21/08/2010
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6201 approaches Preston on the outward leg of the fourth of this year's Cumbrian Mountain Express season.218 viewsPhoto : Phil Tyrer 14/08/2010
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Units in the bay platforms.208 viewsOn 4th August, the 1444 Blackpool South to Colne was cut back to start from Preston at 1520 and used Bay Platform 3C. The incoming Ormskirk cl150 was forced into the rarely used 4C.

Photo : Mark Bartlett 04/08/2010
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6233 Duchess of Sutherland crosses Fylde Arches on the outward leg of The Cumbrian Mountain Express. 225 viewsThe blue skies of the morning run were replaced by leaden ones for the return, via the S&C.
Photo : Merve Williams 24/07/2010
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71000 Duke of Gloucester prepares to move to the south end of P7 to take water before hauling the Cumbrian Coast Explorer north to Carlisle.226 viewsPhoto : 03/07/201
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66016 on the returning Ayr - Broad Green charter 1Z87 taken at Preston circa 2130hr225 viewsPhoto : Mike Thomas 03/07/2010
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87002 Royal Sovereign, back on its old stamping ground. The class 67 and a couple of non-blue/grey coaches spoiled the otherwise immaculate 1980s look of the train.225 viewsThe 87 was in charge of the return leg of the Three Peaks by Rail excursion for teams of walkers raising money for the Railway Children charity.

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 26/06/201
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55022 Royal Scots Grey waits at 04.30am on platform 6, ready to take the Capital Deltic tour from Preston to Kings Cross. 232 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
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6233 Duchess of Sutherland on the return leg of a trip to the seaside, passes through Lea.214 viewsPhoto : Adrian Bradshaw 05/06/201
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6233 Duchess of Sutherland powers up the WCML on the outward working of the Royal Scot.228 viewsPhoto : Adrian Bradshaw 22/05/2010
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5972 Olton Hall AKA Hogworts Castle heads under Fishergate bridge on its way from Carnforth to Southall. 296 viewsThe loco is due to deputise for 70013 Oliver Cromwell which has firebox problems.

Photo : Heather Crook 20-05-2010
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