Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day


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Under the wires, 142047 slows to call at Salwick with a Blackpool South to Preston Service.413 viewsThe equipment on the platform is a repeater, for the benefit of train guards, showing if the colour light beyond the bridge is ‘On’ or ‘Off’ before they give the ‘right away’ signal.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 07-Mar-2018
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New valances being installed on the L&YR canopy at Poulton-le-Fylde.361 viewsThe old valances were much deeper and the shorter ones are needed to provide adequate clearance for electrification. The line reopens for diesel services on 26th March 2018. Electric services begin with the start of the May 2018 timetable.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 02-Mar-2018
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Masts and colour lights are now installed at Layton.358 viewsThis is the view towards Blackpool. The wires are not yet in place but two new waiting shelters have been installed on the platforms.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 02-Mar-2018
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1Z78 THE SALOPIAN EXPRESS 1, with 35018 BRITISH INDIA LINE and WCRC Class 47 47 760 on the rear.286 viewsPhoto : Ken Dickinson 21-Mar-2018
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1Z78 THE SALOPIAN EXPRESS 1, with 35018 BRITISH INDIA LINE and WCRC Class 47 47 760 on the rear.311 viewsPhoto : Ken Dickinson 21-Mar-2018
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45690 LEANDER and 45407, running as 45157 THE GLASGOW HIGHLANDER, (5Z66) from Bury East Lancs Railway to Carnforth. 373 viewsWith an unusual coupling, engine 2 support coaches engine.
Photo : Kenneth Dickinson 12-Mar-2018
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45690 LEANDER and 45407, running as 45157 THE GLASGOW HIGHLANDER, (5Z66) from Bury East Lancs Railway to Carnforth. 355 viewsWith an unusual coupling, engine 2 support coaches engine.
Photo : Kenneth Dickinson 12-Mar-2018
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SR Merchant Navy Class 4-6-2 35018 BRITISH INDIA LINE (5M50) as it approached Lostock Hall Station on a test-run round the usual Carnforth circuit.432 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 07-Mar-2018
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45699 GALATEA heading the Carnforth - Sheffield (1Z45) "Pennine Limited" with WCRC class 47, 47 772 CARNFORTH TMD on the rear.400 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 03-Mar-2018
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45699 GALATEA heading the Carnforth - Sheffield (1Z45) "Pennine Limited" with WCRC class 47, 47 772 CARNFORTH TMD on the rear.402 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 03-Mar-2018
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68017 HORNET and 68018 VIGILANT waiting in platform 2 for departure on the 10.03am to Barrow-in-Furness (2C47). 247 viewsPhoto : Ken Dickinson 16-Mar-2018
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68017 HORNET and 68018 VIGILANT waiting in platform 2 for departure on the 10.03am to Barrow-in-Furness (2C47). 231 viewsPhoto : Ken Dickinson 16-Mar-2018
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