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Preston Railway Station

Preston Station Buildings Fishergate, Preston PR1 8AP, England
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Historical Station

The passenger lounge highlights the role of Preston Station and the volunteer helpers during... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
George L
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Preston, United Kingdom
Victorian Elegance

I have never attended Preston Railway station when it's been anything other than freezing cold and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve T
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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“waiting room” (6 reviews)
“northern rail” (3 reviews)
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Preston Station Buildings Fishergate, Preston PR1 8AP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The passenger lounge highlights the role of Preston Station and the volunteer helpers during World War 1. It is wort a visit.

Thank George L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never attended Preston Railway station when it's been anything other than freezing cold and windy but on this occasion the heat was significant but not as hot perhaps as external areas. The Station deserves a little bit of a look-see as it really...More

Thank Steve T
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Preston station is the gateway to the north and also south. It’s an old station which is steeped in history. It has it good and bad points. Good the architecture is still amazing, Bad it leaks like mad after heavy rain and it slippery all...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

You can see as soon as you visit the Station that they are making attempts to improve the Station which is worth something at least. It's obviously old and dated and does need a refurb. It's a really good station to get trains from though...More

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Northern rail cancelled our train last minute from Ormskirk to Preston. They put on a bus service which then took us to Preston. This was over an hour so we missed our connecting train to Glasgow. I was really upset. When we got to Preston...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

One of the major rail hubs in the north west. Another old grand station similar in style to Crewe station.

Thank IAN O
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

It is a very large Victorian station that is the main rail hub for the north-west of England and western Scotland. We use the station quite a lot and find it to be very often chaotic. If you need to buy a ticket here the...More

2  Thank LauraDaveJames
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Open and sometimes like a wind tunnel but dry. A northern railway hub connections to Scotland and all over the uk. Given a lump of cash and a chance to add escalators and lifts etc it could be made fantastic

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Get food and drinks on the way and make sure that you print your tickets out or put them on an app as too often their automated machines are down. They also change tracks at the last minute - you have been warned.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Access is generally good (having to go through an underground, not particularly well maintained tunnel, to reach some platforms, as I'm a wheelchair user, isn't too thrilling). The staff are always as helpful as possibly & generally cheerful. Facilities are pretty good (food, toilets, lifts...More

Thank Simon P
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Maureen G
21 July 2018|
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Response from Prpudy008 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is
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Michelle B
10 April 2018|
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Response from Karin60 | Reviewed this property |
No. All good and easy access.
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Ronniebhoy
5 August 2015|
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Response from Curtis C |
Its open 24/7 but trains dont run 24/7
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