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Wortley Station between Penistone and Deepcar on the Sheffield – Manchester Woodhead line opened with the line in 1845. Seen here with a sizeable staff for a small station.



The station was close to Wortley Hall seat of the Earl of Wharncliffe, a…

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The first station at Penistone on the Manchester Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway’s (later Great Central) Sheffield – Manchester Woodhead line opened in 1845. When the L&YR line from Huddersfield to Penistone opened in 1850 it joined the Woodhead…

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As with other intermediate stations it opened with the line in 1850 and is seen here early 20th century. The station remains open but de-staffed since the mid-1960s with the buildings long demolished and replaced by a shelter on the sole platform on…

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Serving the villages of Shepley and Shelley it opened, like other intermediate stations, with the line in 1850. Only one platform is seen here as its staggered platforms were separated by a road overbridge to the right of the photo. The station…

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The station seen here early 20th century was the terminus of the Branch which had opened in 1850. Although the Branch was double track the station had only a single platform as seen here. The station and branch closed to passengers in 1959 and to all…

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The station opened with the Branch in 1850 and was the only intermediate station on the Branch, which was less than two miles in length. The station closed to passengers in 1959 and to goods in 1965 with the closure of the Branch by which time the…

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The station at the junction with the Holmfirth Branch opened with the line and the Branch in 1850. The Branch closed in 1959 but the station survived both the closure and the Beeching cuts of the 1960s. Like other intermediate stations on the line it…

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The station opened with the line in 1850 but survived the Beeching cuts of the 1960s although the station buildings were mostly demolished and subsequently the line was reduced to single track. The station is seen here in 1927 looking in the…

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The two sculptures, seen here early 1900s, both show trains leaving a tunnel. The first sculpture, seen here in the top right hand corner, was carved by local sculptor Thomas Stocks in about 1866 depicting a train of four wheeled coaches. The second…

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The station, south of the impressive Lockwood Viaduct, opened at the same time as the line in 1850. A small goods yard can just be made out on the far side of the road bridge.



Unusual features of the station were two stone carvings of trains…

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The station, seen here in 1910, was the terminus of the 31/2 mile Branch. The Branch opened to goods traffic in 1868 and to passengers in 1869. Passenger services were withdrawn from the Branch in 1949 and it closed fully in 1965. The site is now…

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The station, seen here in 1910, is named after the nearby large late 18th century house of that name. Reputedly the station was built to serve close-by Crosland Mill and reputedly was also used by the occupiers of Healey House and Crosland Hall for…

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The single track 31/2 mile Meltham Branch left the Huddersfield – Penistone Line from a junction south of Lockwood station opening to goods traffic in 1868 and to passengers the following year with a station at Netherton. The station is seen here…

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Lockwood was the first station out of Huddersfield on the Penistone Line and opened at the same time as the line in 1850, seen here early 20th century looking north in the Huddersfield direction. South of the station was the junction for the 31/2…

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When the line was increased from two to four tracks in the late 1880s there wasn’t room to expand alongside the existing double track west of Standedge Tunnels and instead a loop line was constructed between Diggle and Stalybridge stations.…

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One of several stations in the civil parish of Saddleworth which, although on the western slopes of the South Pennines, was in the West Riding of Yorkshire up until local government re-organisation in 1974 when it passed to Greater Manchester.…

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One of several stations in the civil parish of Saddleworth which, although on the western slopes of the South Pennines, was in the West Riding of Yorkshire up until local government re-organisation in 1974 when it passed to Greater Manchester. It is…

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One of several stations in the civil parish of Saddleworth which, although on the western slopes of the South Pennines, was in the West Riding of Yorkshire up until local government re-organisation in 1974 when it passed to Greater Manchester.



The…

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One of several stations in the civil parish of Saddleworth which, although on the western slopes of the South Pennines, was in the West Riding of Yorkshire up until local government re-organisation in 1974 when it passed to Greater Manchester.



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Marsden Station like other stations on the LNWR’s Huddersfield Manchester line along the Colne Valley opened with the line in 1849. It was enlarged in the mid-1890s when the line was increased from two to four tracks. It is seen here at an unknown…

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Slaithwaite Station like other stations on the LNWR’s Huddersfield Manchester line along the Colne Valley opened with the line in 1849; it was enlarged in the mid-1890s when the line was increased from two to four tracks. It is seen here with well…

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Golcar Station on the LNWR’s Colne Valley Huddersfield - Manchester line opened in 1849 at the same time as the line. Seen her in a sorry condition at an unknown date but prior to the line reverting back to two tracks in the mid-1960s.



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Golcar Station on the LNWR’s line along the Colne Valley opened in 1849 at the same time as the line and was enlarged in the mid-1890s when the line was increased from two to four tracks. Seen here possibly in LNWR days.



The line reverted to…

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Longwood & Milnsbridge Station was the first station out of Huddersfield on the LNWR’s Colne Valley to Manchester and opened in 1849 at the same time as the line. Seen her in a very unkept condition at an unknown date but prior to reducing the line…

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Date unknown but a woman in early 20th century dress is just discernible standing among the waiting passengers. The L&YR signs include ‘Ladies Third Class Waiting Room’ and ‘Ladies First and Second Class Waiting Room’; the L&YR belatedly abolished…
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