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The Manchester and Leeds Railway (later the Lancashire and Yorkshire) opened the Normanton to Hebden Bridge section of a line to Manchester in 1840. This station building dates from 1893 but was renovated in the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway style…
Former L&YR loco on a passenger train takes up water on the troughs between Luddendenfoot and Sowerby Tunnel.
Goods train hauled tender first over the water troughs between Luddendenfoot and Sowerby Tunnel.
Eastbound train between Luddendenfoot and Sowerby Bridge passing on the right the rear of Luddendenfoot Congregational Church.
A L&YR Manchester to Harrogate Express passing over the water troughs between Luddendenfoot and Sowerby Tunnel.
Westbound train between Mytholmroyd and Hebden Bridge which section of track had been quadrupled in 1906.
Westbound between Mytholmroyd and Hebden Bridge; the track here had been quadrupled in 1906.
L&YR passenger train at the station. The line here opened in 1852 on completion of the massive Copley Viaduct and the station was opened in 1856 and closed 1931.
Undated postcard. Taking up water at troughs at an unidentified location with triple or quadruple track. Can Anybody identify the location?
Photo taken from above the top of the south portal of Beacon Hill Tunnel Too grainy to make out much detail but the GNR platforms to the front of the station building do seem to be there but difficult to make out if the Queensbury Line is.
The Stainland Branch going off to the right with the east end of Greetland Station up platform; the main line continuing towards Elland Tunnel. Greetland Station itself closed in 1962 and the Stainland Branch had closed to passenger traffic in 1929…
Looking north towards Halifax Station with Dryclough Junction Signal Box in the distance. To the right the 1844 M&LR line coming up from the Calder Valley Main Line at Salterhebble which was closed 1988 and re-opened 2000. On the left the WRU line…
An important Junction station in its day not least due the proximity of the vast Low Moor Iron Works. Whilst the junction on the Halifax - Bradford with the Spen Valley line opened in 1850 the station had opened a couple of years earlier. The…
Viewed from the Hindley and Wigan direction. To the right the line to Pendleton and Manchester, Bolton straight on and to Blackpool and Horwich on the left.
Wigan and Preston lines to the left and the Blackburn Branch curving away to the right.
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