Preston Station Gallery

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45690 LEANDER and 45407, running as 45157 THE GLASGOW HIGHLANDER, (5Z66) from Bury East Lancs Railway to Carnforth. 418 viewsWith an unusual coupling, engine 2 support coaches engine.
Photo : Kenneth Dickinson 12-Mar-2018
Mar 12, 2018
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After much ‘Will they / won’t they?’ the Class 68s took over one Cumbrian Coast diagram from 12th March 2018.377 views68017 brings up the rear of 2C32 Carlisle to Preston at Forton with 68018 providing the southbound haulage for the three coaches.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 12-Mar-2018
Mar 12, 2018
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Under the wires, 142047 slows to call at Salwick with a Blackpool South to Preston Service.469 viewsThe equipment on the platform is a repeater, for the benefit of train guards, showing if the colour light beyond the bridge is ‘On’ or ‘Off’ before they give the ‘right away’ signal.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 07-Mar-2018
Mar 09, 2018
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SR Merchant Navy Class 4-6-2 35018 BRITISH INDIA LINE (5M50) as it approached Lostock Hall Station on a test-run round the usual Carnforth circuit.471 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 07-Mar-2018Mar 08, 2018
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Large gantries are now being installed at Blackpool North.441 viewsThe platforms are also being finished but it looks like shots of the tower from the station will be a thing of the past.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 02-Mar-2018
Mar 05, 2018
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New valances being installed on the L&YR canopy at Poulton-le-Fylde.408 viewsThe old valances were much deeper and the shorter ones are needed to provide adequate clearance for electrification. The line reopens for diesel services on 26th March 2018. Electric services begin with the start of the May 2018 timetable.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 02-Mar-2018
Mar 05, 2018
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All masts and Catenary wires now in place at Carleton Crossing.414 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 02-Mar-2018Mar 05, 2018
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Masts and colour lights are now installed at Layton.404 viewsThis is the view towards Blackpool. The wires are not yet in place but two new waiting shelters have been installed on the platforms.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 02-Mar-2018
Mar 05, 2018
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45699 GALATEA heading the Carnforth - Sheffield (1Z45) "Pennine Limited" with WCRC class 47, 47 772 CARNFORTH TMD on the rear.440 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 03-Mar-2018Mar 03, 2018
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45699 GALATEA heading the Carnforth - Sheffield (1Z45) "Pennine Limited" with WCRC class 47, 47 772 CARNFORTH TMD on the rear.438 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 03-Mar-2018Mar 03, 2018
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8F 48151 at Preston with Carnforth to Farnington ECS. 222 viewsThe 8F took over from a Scarborough - Shrewsbury tour from Farington and will work the return to the same point, with 47245 in charge for the remainder.
Photo : Aaron Roscoe 28-Feb-2018
Feb 28, 2018
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DRS 88005 Minerva takes the northbound Tesco through the snow at Farington Curve Jn. Point heaters all visibly doing their job!276 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 27-Feb-2018Feb 28, 2018
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