Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day


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D1015 Western Champion pauses at Preston on the return leg of the Western Scot, having visited Edinburgh.175 viewsOn its departure, the veteran diesel-hydraulic gave quite a display, with plenty of "clag". Hopefully this will appear on the planned DVD, to be made available through this website.

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 03-05-2008
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Class 52 "Western" D1015 Western Champion pauses at Preston ...181 views... several minutes earlier than booked, on the homeward leg of the Western Scot tour which had taken the diesel-hydraulic to Edinburgh.
More on the Visitors page.
ASB 03/05/08
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D1015 Western Champion pauses at Preston on the return leg of the Western Scot, having visited Edinburgh.175 viewsOn its departure, the veteran diesel-hydraulic gave quite a display, with plenty of "clag". Hopefully this will appear on the planned DVD, to be made available through this website.

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 03-05-2008
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On Wednesday 16th April, 60007 performed a loaded test run from Carnforth, to Blackburn, then back via Cherry Tree and Preston. 188 viewsThe booked stop was both early and short, leaving 5 minutes before it was due to arrive. Fortunately, Martin Brown, our roving reporter was there in time to grab some photos.
There are more photos here, along with photos of Black 5 45407 which also passed through Preston on Friday 11th.

Martin Brown 16/4/08
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Photographed on the same day as the fleeting visit by Sir Nigel Gresley, Freightliner's 90046 passes through the station on an intermodal.188 viewsMike Thomas 16/4/08
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Ian Riley's BR Standard 76079 stands at platform 7 taking water before its last leg of its circular trip.187 viewsASB 15/3/08
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90020 on Bank Holiday relief Euston - Preston193 viewsDespite having high miles on some of the vehicles in the MK3 rake, "The Chief's Trainset" ventured north today on a Bank Holiday relief. The train ran to Preston from London Euston, and returned as the 17.00 back to the capital.

Photo : Mike Thomas 20-03-2008
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90020 on Bank Holiday relief Euston - Preston180 viewsDespite having high miles on some of the vehicles in the MK3 rake, "The Chief's Trainset" ventured north today on a Bank Holiday relief. The train ran to Preston from London Euston, and returned as the 17.00 back to the capital.

Photo : Mike Thomas 20-03-2008
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Ian Riley's BR Standard 76079 on the Cotton Mill Express178 viewsFor most of the Cotton Mill Express tour, the loco in charge was Ian Riley's BR Standard 76079. Here it is seen after backing off the train and manoeuvring onto Platform 7 to take water.

Photo Adrian Bradshaw 15-03-2008
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Ian Riley's BR Standard 76079 on the Cotton Mill Express176 viewsFor most of the Cotton Mill Express tour, the loco in charge was Ian Riley's BR Standard 76079. Here it is seen after backing off the train and manoeuvring onto Platform 7 to take water.

Photo Adrian Bradshaw 15-03-2008
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67020 takes over the southbound leg of the Cumbrian Coast Express. The Duke is producing the steam, not the 67!176 viewsPhoto : Adrian Bradshaw 08-03-2008
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The pair of DRS 37s stand at Preston on the return leg of Spitfire's Cumbrian Coast Explorer.183 viewsMike Thomas 8/3/08
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