Preston Station Gallery

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A Class 319 EMU leaves Kirkham on the first day of electric services to Blackpool North. The lift towers on both platforms are nearing completion.133 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 20-May-2018May 20, 2018
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319442 passes the old Fleetwood line as it leaves Poulton heading for Blackpool North. 124 viewsThis was the first day of EMU services, this train being from Liverpool Lime Street.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 20-May-2018
May 20, 2018
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Stock move from Carnforth to Crewe passing through Leyland. WCRC Class 33. 33 029 leading Class 37. 37 685.159 viewsPhoto : Kenneth Dickinson 10-May-2018May 10, 2018
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68004 Rapid brings up the rear of the Preston to Barrow service as it crosses the River Wyre at Scorton67 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 30-Apr-2018May 10, 2018
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35018 BRITISH INDIA LINE at the head of the Great Britain XI tour (1Z80), with WCRC's 37668 on the rear. 120 views35018 is to be taken off at Crewe and Black Five 45212 will take the train onto Cardiff.
Photo : Kenneth Dickinson 25-Apr-2018
Apr 26, 2018
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A final bit of tidying on the platform at Poulton. All masts and wires in place ready for reopening on 16th April.134 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018Apr 18, 2018
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All electrification work completed at Poulton. This is the Blackpool platform four days before train services resumed.136 viewsPhoto : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018Apr 18, 2018
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Rail replacement bus service calling at Poulton station.130 viewsThe fleet of new Blackpool buses have provided a frequent and reliable service between there and Preston but will be gradually withdrawn from 16th April onwards as train services resume.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018
Apr 18, 2018
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All infrastructure in place at Kirkham North Junction on the first day of partially resumed services from Blackpool North.142 views142040 comes off the Blackpool South line and passes the site of the signal box with a Colne service
Photo : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018
Apr 18, 2018
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New colour light signals now installed at the ends of all six platforms at Blackpool North.124 viewsBanner repeaters are in place on the extra-long island 1 and 2 as the signals themselves are much further along the curved platform.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018
Apr 18, 2018
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Looking towards the buffers at Blackpool North.121 viewsAll electrification infrastructure is in place ahead of reopening four days later. In the foreground is the new Platform 1 & 2 for Pendolino services.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018
Apr 18, 2018
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Finishing touches by the ‘Orange Army’ at Blackpool North.114 viewsAll catenary, signalling and new track was in place ahead of the partial reopening on 16th April.
Photo : Mark Bartlett 12-Apr-2018
Apr 18, 2018
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