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Poulton-le-Fylde Railway Station is located on the Preston to Blackpool North line and is about three Miles from Blackpool North Station and Blackpool Town Centre.
Railway type and traffic
Everyday you will see plenty of Northern Services which usually formed of Class 142s, 153s, 156s and 158s. There is also a early morning Virgin Trains service to London Euston from Blackpool North and a Evening return from London Euston formed of a single 5 Car 221 Voyager. There is also regular Network Rail Test Train's which are usually formed of the departmental 150 sprinter or Loco-Hauled with Class 37s.
Link to Real Time Trains
RTT Link Poulton-le-Fylde Station This link should be close to the location, but may not be the actual location so please check the page. This link will take you to what is happening 'around now'. Dates and times can be changed at the top of the page.
The location is on a railway station where there is full roof shelter. Access to the station is from the main entrance on Breck Road or off any train but make sure station staff know you doing photography or filming. The station has depatures display boards and CCTV. The station is ok at night during the summer months for late evening stuff but would not recommend it after dark in winter times like after 19:00.
The light is generally good during the daytime. Sometimes in the morning shot towards Preston can get tricky same as the afternoon shots towards Poulton can be tricky. I would stand on the Holts Lane side during the morning before moving over the crossing to the other side in the afternoon.
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