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.
Route Improvements Manchester Victoria to Rochdale & Stalybridge
Disruption to services for 16 days. Posted 29.07.21
DalesRail Sunday 1 August 2021
3 guided walks this Sunday. Posted 29.07.21
Double Success For The West Of Lancashire Line
Projects to support rail recovery. Posted 28.07.21
Mills To Tower Skyline Installed at Rishton
Wakes week artwork on station fence. Posted 27.02.21
New Volunteers Wanted At Local Station
Station adoption group at Church & Oswaldtwistle looking for new members. Posted 27.07.21