Birmingham New Street Preston Train
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Birmingham New Street Preston stations
Birmingham New Street Train Station
Birmingham New Street railway station, managed by Network Rail, is one of three main railway station serving Birmingham city centre. The other two being Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham Snow Hill. The station splays an important role in CrossCountry's national rail network and for Virgin Trains services from London to Glasgow and Edinburgh on the West Coast Main Line.The station has a staffed ticket office but passengers are also able to collect tickets purchased in advance (for example, on the internet) from one of the ticket machines located in the station. Passengers should note that the ticket office is not open on Sundays.Passenger facilities at the station include ATM's, a First Class Lounge, pay phones, public wifi, food outlets, shops (including Boots, Costa Coffee and W H Smith), toilets and baby changing facilities.Four escalators currently provide access to the Pallasades Shopping Centre, and there are lifts down to most platforms from the new paid concourse. There are escalators from the concourse down to the 'B' end of each platform (except platform 12). All 12 main platforms, except platform 4c, are through platforms.Passenger services calling at the station are operated by CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Arriva Trains Wales and London Midland.There is a short stay car park at the station for 40 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day.
Preston Train Station
Located in Lancashire, Preston railway station offers passengers services to destinations including Blackpool North, Blackpool South, Burnley, Liverpool Lime Street, Manchester Victoria, York, Lancaster, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Warrington, Birmingham International, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and London Euston. First ScotRail operate their "Highland" Caledonian Sleeper service with a call at Preston to and from the Scottish Highlands. Preston railway station is operated by Virgin Trains and is located on the West Coast Main Line which connects London to the West Midlands, the North West, North Wales and the Central Belt of Scotland. Passenger services calling at the station are operated by First TransPennine Express, Northern Rail, First ScotRail and Virgin Trains.Facilities at the station include ATM's, pay phones, cafe, shops, toilets and baby changing facilities. Parking is available at the station for 939 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day.When the station was first opened in 1838 by the North Union Railway, the line north of the station passed through a tunnel under the west end of Fishergate (then Preston’s major thoroughfare). It was on a slope so steep that sometimes station staff had to push trains out of the station.