Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day


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184 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 09-10-2008
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back onto the train for a slightly late departure. 188 viewsThe whole manoevre seems to have caught the fireman on the hop - 6233 is blowing-off continuously for several minutes

Adrian Bradshaw 09-10-2008
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Unidentified pair of 20s on Flasks. 176 viewsPhoto : Andy Fowler
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6233 Duchess of Sutherland hauling the Royal Scot into Preston after a little "conversation" with 30777 out over the Ribble.186 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 09-10-2008
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The going-away shot (minus red-coat).161 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 09-10-2008
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30777 Sir Lamiel on ECS coasts through platform 6160 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 09-10-2008
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Eddie the Engine 66411 on the Tesco containers.160 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 09-10-2008
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46115 Scots Guardsman was on railtour duty and although it didn't pass through the station, it did skirt Preston, on its way to the S&C.154 viewsA crowd of around 30 were at Bamber Bridge to see the Lune Habitat pass through. Martin Brown was our man on the spot!

A video is also available on Martin's YouTube page.

Photo : Martin Brown 06/09/2008
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55022 Royal Scots Grey arrives at Preston's, Platform 3 with 1Z55 "The Retro Scot".159 viewsPhoto : Martin Brown 30/08/2008
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The AC Locomotive Group are now providing "Thunderbird" locos for the GBRf postal trains. 161 views86101 is currently on standby for use hauling the class 325 units, with 87002 also available if required.
86101 was in action on Monday 11th and, seen here passing Preston, on the return working on Tuesday 12th August.

Photo : Martin Brown
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Plenty of grunt from four locos...163 viewsMartin Brown 16/7/2008
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No, this isn't a photo from 1982. 180 viewsThe sight of BR-blue liveried 87002, back with its original name "Royal Sovereign", hauling a rake of blue/grey coaches will be hauntingly familiar to all us 40-somethings who took an interest in the WCML in the late 70s and early 80s.
This photo and a gallery of an interesting day at Preston on 16th July are on the Visitors page.

Photo : Martin Brown 16/07/2008
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