Preston Station Gallery

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Large gantries are now being installed at Blackpool North.457 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.429 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.431 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 02-Mar-2018Mar 05, 2018
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Masts and colour lights are now installed at Layton.424 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.457 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.455 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 03-Mar-2018Mar 03, 2018
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8F 48151 at Preston with Carnforth to Farnington ECS. 239 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!294 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 27-Feb-2018Feb 28, 2018
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The first of the new signals at Blackpool North have been installed. This is the new Pendolino platform.228 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 23-Feb-2018Feb 26, 2018
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Poulton No.3 signal box was finally demolished on 20th/21st February and quickly cleared. This was the scene two days later.243 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 23-Feb-2018Feb 26, 2018
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Looking east from the Station Rd bridge in Poulton. Masts now being erected and a ballast train on the line.223 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 23-Feb-2018Feb 26, 2018
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DRS Class 37, 37588 (D6979-37279-372424. 424 still showing on front of loco) "AVRO VULCAN XH 558" , 0n the 10.03 working to Barrow-in-Furness.273 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 21-Feb-2018Feb 21, 2018
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