SD5329 : Preston to Blackpool

taken 19 years ago, near to Higher Penwortham, Lancashire, Great Britain

Preston to Blackpool
Preston to Blackpool
Two diesel units in variants of the First North Western livery at Preston station: at left, 156452 in blue/green/white on platform 5 about to depart with the 15.43 to Blackpool North, and at right 142064 in all-blue on platform 4 waiting to form a later service to Blackpool South.
Preston Railway Station

Preston railway station is a major station on the West Coast Main Line, about half-way between London and Glasgow. It is served by Northern Rail, Virgin Trains, and TransPennine Express services, plus First ScotRail overnight sleeper services between London and Scotland.

The current station was built in 1880 and extended in 1903 and 1913, when it had fifteen platforms; only eight platforms remain in regular use today.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 March, 2003   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 17 April, 2010
Geographical Context
Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Preston (Lancs) 
Category
Railway station platforms   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 534 290 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:45.3270N 2:42.4580W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 534 290
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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