Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day

The new footbridge at Kirkham is now available for passengers to access Platform 3 but the lifts have not yet been installed. 342 viewsA Blackpool South service can be seen through the arch.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 30-Jan-2018
Seen from the east end of the original island platform, a train for Preston pulls away from Kirkham’s new Platform 3. 345 viewsStation refurbishment continues and the wires and masts still need to be installed before the Easter reopening to Blackpool North.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 30-Jan-2018
A Pacer/Sprinter combination calls at the new Platform 3 at Kirkham with a Blackpool South to Preston train on 30th January 2018, the day after the station reopened for these services. 285 viewsOn the left a similar train is on Platform 1, which now serves only the Blackpool South line. The currently unused Platform 2 will be for Blackpool North services in due course.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 30-Jan-2018
View south from Blackpool Pleasure Beach station on 9th January 2018. 333 viewsIn the distance Harrowside Bridge is being rebuilt during the closure period as is the bridge at Squires Gate station.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 09-Jan-2018
The view from Harrowside Bridge towards Blackpool Pleasure Beach on 9th January 2018 during the Blackpool South line closure. 748 viewsHarrowside is being rebuilt and has been closed to road vehicles but pedestrians can still cross.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 09-Jan-2018
Weeton, from the over bridge, looking towards Kirkham on 9th January 2018. All masts in place on this section but no wires yet.329 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 09-Jan-2018
The site of long demolished Weeton signal box, with masts now in place on the line below.327 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 09-Jan-2018
Poulton No.3 was the only one of the Blackpool line signal boxes to survive into 2018. 318 viewsSeen here on 9th January, with catenary masts being erected all around although some await the box’s demolition before installation.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 09-Jan-2018
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