Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day

A final bit of tidying on the platform at Poulton. All masts and wires in place ready for reopening on 16th April.53 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018
All electrification work completed at Poulton. This is the Blackpool platform four days before train services resumed.54 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018
Rail replacement bus service calling at Poulton station.49 viewsThe fleet of new Blackpool buses have provided a frequent and reliable service between there and Preston but will be gradually withdrawn from 16th April onwards as train services resume.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018
All infrastructure in place at Kirkham North Junction on the first day of partially resumed services from Blackpool North.55 views142040 comes off the Blackpool South line and passes the site of the signal box with a Colne service
Photo : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018
50 049 DEFIANCE and 50 007 HERCULES at the head of Birmingham International to Carlisle (1Z50) THE CUMBRIAN HOOVERS.84 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 14-Apr-2018
New colour light signals now installed at the ends of all six platforms at Blackpool North.43 viewsBanner repeaters are in place on the extra-long island 1 and 2 as the signals themselves are much further along the curved platform.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018
Looking towards the buffers at Blackpool North.42 viewsAll electrification infrastructure is in place ahead of reopening four days later. In the foreground is the new Platform 1 & 2 for Pendolino services.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018
Finishing touches by the ‘Orange Army’ at Blackpool North.37 viewsAll catenary, signalling and new track was in place ahead of the partial reopening on 16th April.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018
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