Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day

Most viewed - 2011
One of the highlights of 2011 was 66514 failing at Preston with a siezed traction motor on 4S41, the HH coal had to be rescued by 37610 which took the emty hoppers to Hunterston via the Settle Carlisle route.332 viewsphoto: Mike Birtles
57313 stands in the Derby Siding at the north of Preston. 26-01-2011331 viewsMark Bartlett
92017 6S94 Dollands Moor to Mossend at Euxton FB 23rd November 2011327 viewsPhoto : Martin Brown 23-Nov-2011
Black 5 44871 heads north through Leyland en route to Fort William to cover for the K4 which failed last week.324 viewsMartin Brown 31-May-2011
92031 4S43 Rugby to Mossend at Euxton FB 23rd November 2011321 viewsPhoto : Martin Brown 23-Nov-2011
185147 enters P2 with a Manc Airport to Blackpool North serviec immediately behind the York to Blackpool 320 views
47790 heads up the Northern Belle past the Euxton Webcam320 15-Oct-2011
Unidentified 390xxx in P5 185134 in P6 awaiti to depart southbound317 views
34067 Tangmere approaches Preston on its second test circuit of the week.313 viewsDuring the first run, an injector problem was found, which led to the postponement of the planned move to Southall. Instead of that run, a second test took place, but it seems that a leaking cylinder might be to blame for the loco remaining in Carnforth ovre the weekend.

Video Still : David Cawtha
6021 Princess Elizabeth passes the new Euxton WebCam313 15-Oct-2011
Work has begun on extending platforms 5 and 6 to accommodate 11-car Pendolino sets.310 viewsPhoto : Mike Norris 03-May-2011

The concrete base (just in front of the train shed roof support) for the relay room added as part of the signalling improvements in the 1950's, when colour light signals replaced worn out equipment. Preston No.3 signal box was just the other side of the roof support (where the overhead stantion is locationed) and controlled the new colour lights on the old platforms 6 and 7 (now 4 and 5).
5043 Earl of Mount Edgecumbe passing Brindle on the Red rose return leg from Blackburn to Tyseley309 viewsMike Birtles
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