Preston Station Gallery

Photos from 2000 to the present day

Most viewed - 2000 - 2010
On its first test-run following major overhaul at Carnforth, 8F no. 48151 calls at Preston to take water.258 viewsPhoto : Mike Birtles 18/03/2010
K4 61994 The Great Marquess sits on Platform 9 at Preston 258 viewsPhotos : David Cawthra 23-09-2010
1P05 - the Fridays-only relief from London Euston stands pn platform 5. 258 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
WCRC class 37 37712257 viewsMartin Brown 16/7/2008
70013 Oliver Cromwell was scheduled to take water at Cherry Tree, but in the event, arrived early at Preston, having missed the stop. 255 viewsWater was taken at platform 7 instead while class 37 and 47 diesels top & tailed the tour south back to Leicester.

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 19/03/2010
55022 Royal Scots Grey waits at 04.30am on platform 6, ready to take the Capital Deltic tour from Preston to Kings Cross. 253 viewsThe loco performed faultlessly, finally returning to Preston more than an hour late due to delays caused by a failed unit at Kings Cross and signalling failure in the Wakefield area.

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 12/06/2010
6233 Duchess of Sutherland heads north on the Cumbrian Mountain Express from Liverpool to Carlisle.249 viewsPhoto : Phil Tyrer 21/08/2010
An unusual livery at Preston - The Voyagers which transferred to Arriva Cross Country when Virgin lost the franchaise last year have been gradually repainted into this smart new colour-scheme. 249 viewsAlthough common further south, they don't normally venture as far north as Preston. On this occasion, a failed Virgin West Coast Voyager resulted in the hiring of this unit from Arriva. The train worked into Preston and then quickly south again, with the northward diagram being taken-over by a Virgin unit.

Photo : Martin Brown 10/09/2008
67029 approaches the Swing Bridge on the Preston Docker tour249 viewsAdrian Bradshaw19-01-2008
249 viewsAdrian Bradshaw 27-08-2004
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