Find out more about Signalling on our railways via several Museum Exhibits: A NEW Museum display explores how me made our railways safer to travellers.

Ribble Steam Railway has recently purchased and restored a Travelling Post Office coach. It will become a great addition to our museum and enable us to add to our educational curriculum…

“The best thing we ever did!”  The Ribble Steam Railway is home to arguably the finest collection of industrial locomotives in the UK, as well as being the only preserved…

The small band of people who got together in 1971 to establish a transport museum in the former Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway locomotive shed at Derby Road, Southport must surely…

In 1897 Dick, Kerr & Company bought a disused factory in Preston and commenced the manufacture of trams and electric locomotives and in June 1905 this works became known as…

The prototype Deltic arrived at RSR on 9th August 2012 and was on public view in the museum until October 2015. She was kindly loaned by the NRM. The loco…

During the development of Preston into a major manufacturing Lancashire town a small dock was built on the east bank of the River Ribble together with a warehouse for the…

Ever since mankind settled in one place there has been a need to move large objects such as stone or wood for building, or later to move commodities, for example…

Take a closer look at the Ribble Steam Railway route via this guide: 1.5 miles, crossing the Preston Dock Swing Bridge and alongside the River Ribble.

Online Press Publication – ‘Preston Docks’ – Reflections of a once busy Lancashire Port

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