Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day


Last additions - 2000 - 2010
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60009 Union of South Africa pauses for a drink on Preston's platform 7 en-route from Thornton to Crewe.205 viewsPhoto : Adrian Bradshaw 24/08/2009Nov 22, 2010
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1P05 - the Fridays-only relief from London Euston stands pn platform 5. 257 viewsThis was the first time that the newly refurbished Mk3 set was used on this service, now sporting Pendolino-style Virgin livery. 90020 was in charge on this occasion.

Photo : Martin Brown 14/08/2009
Nov 22, 2010
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5690 Leander was in charge of the third Fellsman trip of the season.204 viewsPictured here, flanked by examples of modern diesel and electric traction, the Jubilee is making ready to head back to Carnforth after a slightly shortened pause at Preston.

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 12/08/2009
Nov 22, 2010
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46113 Scots Guardsman stands on platform 5 after another faultless performance on the second sell-out Fellsman trip.194 viewsHopes to see 45231 in the station alongside the Scot were dashed when the Black 5 failed to turn up before the Fellsman departed northwards. Eventually, RTC's Welsh Mountaineer arrived an hour late, in the gathering gloom, just 5 minutes after the other tour had gone.

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 05/08/2009
Nov 22, 2010
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Heading for Preston, the DBS pair of Tractors is seen here at Leyland. 199 views37670 is leading 37401, with the latter being drafted-in at short notice due to problems with the other DBS red-liveried classmate 37419.

Photo : Martin Brown 02/08/2009
Nov 22, 2010
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The weekly Fellsman service kicks off with 5690 Leander in charge. 184 viewsThe Jubilee is pictured here climbing Hoghton Bank.

Photo : Phil Tyrer 29/07/2009
Nov 22, 2010
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Saturday's tractor pairing passes Cadley Causeway bridge, coasting towards the station. 204 views37087 and 37676 are in charge, with 57007 bringing up the rear.
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Video : Chris Bradshaw 01/08/2009
Nov 22, 2010
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After reported delays, Leander was able to make up lost time and arrived back at Preston bang-on time, departing for Carnforth at around 9pm. 188 viewsThe LMS Jubilee is seen here simmering on platform 6.

Photo : Rob Maynard 29/07/2009
Nov 22, 2010
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Taken from Lightfoot Lane, to the north of Preston, 6233 Duchess of Sutherland is pictured in full-flight with the outward leg of RTC's Cumbrian Mountain Express from Worcester to Carlisle.185 viewsPhoto : ASB 18/07/2009Nov 22, 2010
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D1015 Western Champion makes a spirited start away from Preston, bang-on-time, with the Western Chieftain tour. 183 viewsPhoto : ASB 21/06/2009Nov 22, 2010
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87002 departs from Preston with the return leg of Spitfire's Electric Scot tour.187 viewsMore photos of this and the Railtourer Snowdonian tour are on the Visitors page.

Photo : ASB 11/07/2009
Nov 22, 2010
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Preserved AC electric 86259 Les Ross handled the southern portion of the tour, with 46115 Scots Guardsman taking the Preston - Carlisle portion.199 viewsNeither of the two locos involved in The Scot over Shap tour is a stranger to the WCML.
Here, old and new(er) are pictured side by side as the Scot heads for Lostock Hall to be turned before returning to Carnforth.

More photos on the Visitors page

Photo : ASB 09/05/2009
Nov 22, 2010
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