Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day


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On-time according to the new freight timetable, 66418 waits on platform 3 for the "peg" on the 4s44 liner.211 viewsPhoto : Haydn Tomlinson 17/12/2008
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130 viewsClass 180 Adelante 180103 heads towards Preston.

Photo : ASB 29/11/2008
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Out of the fog...151 viewsSpitfire's "Christmas Cracker" from Skipton to Blackpool passes Lea with 37248 leading 37676.

Photo : ASB 29/11/2008
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Just to prove that the old girl got to The Cross, here is a shot of the 40 on the blocks at her destination.140 viewsMike and Martin's photos are available on the Visitors Page.

Photo : Mike Thomas 15/11/2008
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"Whistler" 40145 deputising for the unavailable Deltic ...137 views... made this tour the Capital Whistler rather than the Capital Deltic, from Preston to London Kings Cross.
Here the loco is seen shortly before departure at the south end of platform 6.

Photo : Martin Brown 15/11/2008
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"Whistler" 40145 deputising for the unavailable Deltic made this tour the Capital Whistler rather than the Capital Deltic, from Preston to London Kings Cross.136 viewsHere the loco is seen shortly before departure at the south end of platform 6.

Photo : Martin Brown
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Old-timer 37612 drags the young whipper-snapper 66427 north through platform 3.146 viewsAny stragglers from the PrestonRail Yahoo! Group monthly meet-up for a pint and a chat, may have caught this ensemble back at the station a little later.

Photo : Mike Thomas 12/11/2008
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The VSOE Northern Belle trains are usually top & tail class 67s, but on this occasion silver liveried 67014 is in sole charge of the trip from Crewe to Edinburgh. 134 views67014 runs into Platform 4 with the 1Z67 outward leg.

Photo : Mike Thomas 19/09/2008
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An unusual livery at Preston - The Voyagers which transferred to Arriva Cross Country when Virgin lost the franchaise last year have been gradually repainted into this smart new colour-scheme. 159 viewsAlthough common further south, they don't normally venture as far north as Preston. On this occasion, a failed Virgin West Coast Voyager resulted in the hiring of this unit from Arriva. The train worked into Preston and then quickly south again, with the northward diagram being taken-over by a Virgin unit.

Photo : Martin Brown 10/09/2008
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Another GM/EMD visitor waits for the road north. All photos ASB 09/10/200152 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 09-10-2008
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The Duchess comes off the train. Then after a little drink down on Platform 7..148 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 09-10-2008
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Back on the train, ready for the off...167 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 09-10-2008
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