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Preston Railway Station

Preston Station Buildings Fishergate, Preston PR1 8AP, England
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Room for improvement

Ticket collect easy with plenty of machines, enough screens available to identify what platform you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tim G
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Disgraceful

Worst train station in the uk,dirty place,in helpful staff who have a Terrible attitude !!! Can’t... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Elawton1
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Preston Station Buildings Fishergate, Preston PR1 8AP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ticket collect easy with plenty of machines, enough screens available to identify what platform you should be on. The Beer House on Platform 3 and 4 is quite expensive, draft beer choices could be better and they only take cash. Hello. It is the 21st...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worst train station in the uk,dirty place,in helpful staff who have a Terrible attitude !!! Can’t get a hot drink or refreshments anywhere on the platform before 6am which isn’t a lot of good if you are travelling at 5.33am seriously get your act together.

Thank Elawton1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I appreciate that major work is being done at this station.However short term parking is chaotic,everyman for himself! Preference is given to Coaches for rail replacement services.There is no staff outside to help. When on the station facilities are few.No wi-fi.Very few seats on platforms.As...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wish I had a pound for all the times I've changed trains here. Strange but I have always liked the bar in the station. Main station for trains in Lancashire. A proper traditional old station.

Thank IAN O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its huge and its a railway station and its probably one of the places you dont want to spend long. Its big cold bleak and probably as comfortable as it can be made. If waiting on platforms wrap up well. One of my least favourite...More

Thank Howard-Liverpool
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Bigger and more important than many realise , a superb mid victorian structure as useful and grand as the day it was made. This station has seen much over its long life been a troop embarcation point and a gateway the the classic northern destination...More

Thank Peter e
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Bigger than expected. Staff were bright and cheery even late at night. Virgin staff good customer service, thanks. A bit dark, more lighting would be good, as building is Victorian with extra long platforms. Had coffee in Bar by platform 4, called 36 I think,...More

Thank Karin60
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Went to drop sister and her grandson at station. The usual dropping off and picking up area was closed off due to replacement bus services. Would have coped with that if the member of staff I asked about parking hadn't been so rude. The signs...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Unable to get a blackpool train because of maintenance to lines, boarded at Preston at just after 7am was greeted by Sarah? Fri 7dec who helped with tickets thanks again Had a good coffee at Starbucks, noticed food being brought to entrance Only bad thing...More

Thank Ron P
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Felt like I was back in the Victorian age. This is a massive station with very long platforms but it is so dark. Needs better lighting or I would really feel unsafe at night. There is a small warmer waiting room and a couple of...More

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Ronniebhoy
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Its open 24/7 but trains dont run 24/7
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