Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day

207 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 09-10-2008
back onto the train for a slightly late departure. 212 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
Unidentified pair of 20s on Flasks. 200 viewsPhoto : Andy Fowler
6233 Duchess of Sutherland hauling the Royal Scot into Preston after a little "conversation" with 30777 out over the Ribble.212 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 09-10-2008
The going-away shot (minus red-coat).183 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 09-10-2008
30777 Sir Lamiel on ECS coasts through platform 6182 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 09-10-2008
Eddie the Engine 66411 on the Tesco containers.181 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 09-10-2008
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.173 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
55022 Royal Scots Grey arrives at Preston's, Platform 3 with 1Z55 "The Retro Scot".180 viewsPhoto : Martin Brown 30/08/2008
The AC Locomotive Group are now providing "Thunderbird" locos for the GBRf postal trains. 179 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
Plenty of grunt from four locos...184 viewsMartin Brown 16/7/2008
No, this isn't a photo from 1982. 202 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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