Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day

Most viewed - 2000 - 2010
No, this isn't a photo from 1982. 221 viewsThe sight of BR-blue liveried 87002, back with its original name "Royal Sovereign", hauling a rake of blue/grey coaches will be hauntingly familiar to all us 40-somethings who took an interest in the WCML in the late 70s and early 80s.
This photo and a gallery of an interesting day at Preston on 16th July are on the Visitors page.

Photo : Martin Brown 16/07/2008
47802 heads the train out of Preston just 5 minutes down on the return leg back to Carlisle221 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 29-09-2007
47818 was the lone loco on the Steamy Affairs Lakeland Explorer Tour.221 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 29-09-2007
220 viewsClass 180 Adelante 180103 heads towards Preston.

Photo : ASB 29/11/2008
90024 in "Barbie" livery stands at the West side of the station...219 views ...waiting to take over the Westmoreland and Cumbrian Coast tour which was hauled from Carlisle to Preston via Barrow.
Photo : Rob Maynard 18/2/2009
37410 and 37417 shortly after arrival.219 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 29-09-2007
Black 5 45231 eventually arrives on platform 6217 viewsphoto : Adrian Bradshaw - 05-08-2009
The Ribble Steam Railway held another successful Steam Gala on the weekend of 12th/13th September, with three locos in steam, including visitor "Cumbria".216 viewsThere is a gallery of the day's events in the Visitors section.

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 13/09/2009
46115 on Vintage Trains' Scot over Shap tour216 viewsVintage Trains' Scot Over Shap tour provided a look at WCML traction, old and new(ish), as 86259 Les Ros took over from 46115 Scots Guardsman for the homeward trip.
After coming off the train, 46115 headed for Lostock Hall to turn before returning to Carnforth (below right)

ASB 09-05-2009
Unidentified pair of 20s on Flasks. 215 viewsPhoto : Andy Fowler
55022 after arrival with the ECS from Crewe. 214 viewsThe trip from Old Oak Common had been made the previous evening.
Photo : Martin Brown 12-07-2008
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