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Historical Preston Station

Community Rail Lancashire working in partnership with Billy Burton, an A Level student at Clitheroe Royal Grammar School, the Lancashire Archive & Local History and Avanti West Coast are producing a history poster for Preston station.

Preston Railway Station, illustration taken from ‘A History of Preston’ by Anthony Hewitson

The text for the poster has been written by Billy and can be downloaded on this link: History of Preston Station.

Billy has also recorded an audio version of the text and this can be heard by clicking here: Audio version of Preston station history.m4a or by clicking on the audio bar below.


Preston Pals, Railway Station, Preston 1914



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Preston Station entrance – photo Simon Clarke