CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Station
Lostock Hall

Due to the ongoing Great North Rail Project (Preston to Blackpool Upgrade) the lines from Preston to Blackpool North & Blackpool South will be closed between 11 November 2017 and 28 January 2018. A replacement bus service will be in operation and the timetable can be downloaded here: Preston-Blackpool-TT-13-mk2

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.

Address

Lostock Hall Station
Watkin Lane
Lostock Hall
Preston
Lancashire
PR5 5NF

Grid Reference

SD 547255 – for a map visit www.streetmap.co.uk and enter the grid reference.

Operator

Arriva Rail North Ltd.

Facilities

  • Unstaffed station
  • Hourly service to Preston & Blackpool South and Colne
  • Limited peak service York and Preston & Blackpool North
  • Waiting shelters
  • Additional seating on platforms
  • Long Line Public Address

Other Information

  • A frequent bus service (109, 111, 113) passes the station on Watkin Lane – click here for bus timetables.

Location

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