Lostock Hall station is situated 2¾ miles south of Preston. The original station was close to a large railway junction which linked services from Blackburn and Preston with destinations all over the county. The original station was closed and demolished in 1968 but was rebuilt and reopened in 1984.
Lostock Hall became a mecca for rail enthusiasts in the late 60s when the engine shed sited adjacent to the old station became one of the last working steam sheds in the country.
The station is close to the village centre which has a small shopping area.
A history poster has been prepared for Lostock Hall station and this can be viewed by clicking on the thumbnail below or on this link: History Posters
Lostock Hall Station
SD 547255 – for a map visit www.streetmap.co.uk and enter the grid reference.
+ Unstaffed station
+ Ticket Vending Machine
+ Hourly service to Preston and Colne
+ Limited peak service York and Preston & Blackpool North
+ Waiting shelters
+ Additional seating on platforms
+ Long Line Public Address
+ A frequent bus service (109, 111, 113) passes the station on Watkin Lane – click here for bus timetables.
Rails To Recovery – Community Rail In The North West
Build back, better & greener. Posted 15.04.21
100 Women 100 Journeys
Book published - Posted 13.04.21
Community Rail Lancashire Annual Report 2020
A record of the work of CRL and its 4 CRPs. Posted 09.04.21
Make Your Own Wooden Planters
Help to brighten up your local station. Posted 08.04.21
New Hanging Baskets At Preston Station
Baskets help 'light' up the station. Posted 08.04.21