Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day


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68004 Rapid brings up the rear of the Preston to Barrow service as it crosses the River Wyre at Scorton49 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 30-Apr-2018
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A final bit of tidying on the platform at Poulton. All masts and wires in place ready for reopening on 16th April.117 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018
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All electrification work completed at Poulton. This is the Blackpool platform four days before train services resumed.118 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018
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Rail replacement bus service calling at Poulton station.115 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of new Blackpool buses have provided a frequent and reliable service between there and Preston but will be gradually withdrawn from 16th April onwards as train services resume.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
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All infrastructure in place at Kirkham North Junction on the first day of partially resumed services from Blackpool North.126 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
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35018 BRITISH INDIA LINE at the head of the Great Britain XI tour (1Z80), with WCRC's 37668 on the rear. 104 views35018 is to be taken off at Crewe and Black Five 45212 will take the train onto Cardiff.
Photo : Kenneth Dickinson 25-Apr-2018
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50 049 DEFIANCE and 50 007 HERCULES at the head of Birmingham International to Carlisle (1Z50) THE CUMBRIAN HOOVERS.155 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 14-Apr-2018
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New colour light signals now installed at the ends of all six platforms at Blackpool North.109 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
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Looking towards the buffers at Blackpool North.106 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
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Finishing touches by the ‘Orange Army’ at Blackpool North.99 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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