Preston Station Gallery

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68017 HORNET and 68018 VIGILANT waiting in platform 2 for departure on the 10.03am to Barrow-in-Furness (2C47). 281 viewsPhoto : Ken Dickinson 16-Mar-2018Mar 21, 2018
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45690 LEANDER and 45407, running as 45157 THE GLASGOW HIGHLANDER, (5Z66) from Bury East Lancs Railway to Carnforth. 401 viewsWith an unusual coupling, engine 2 support coaches engine.
Photo : Kenneth Dickinson 12-Mar-2018
Mar 12, 2018
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45690 LEANDER and 45407, running as 45157 THE GLASGOW HIGHLANDER, (5Z66) from Bury East Lancs Railway to Carnforth. 422 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 2018.382 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.474 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.476 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 07-Mar-2018Mar 08, 2018
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Large gantries are now being installed at Blackpool North.446 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.413 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.419 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 02-Mar-2018Mar 05, 2018
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Masts and colour lights are now installed at Layton.409 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.444 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.443 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 03-Mar-2018Mar 03, 2018
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