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  • Tags: Sorting Sidings
The sorting sidings c.1950. Constructed in 1919 they were used to divide coal trains from the Yorkshire coalfields between those for the Manchester direction and those for the Burnley and north west. They operated 24 hours a day until closure in…
LYRS 8556 - The West Signal Box and 'up' platform looking west. All the buildings seen here, the sidings and the signal are all now long gone. Both platforms are now provided with bus-stop shelters.
LYRS6059 - 1963 - The Signal Box and Platelayers Hut which were situated at the east end of the 'up' platform near the sorting sidings. All now long gone.
LYRS 4847 - The front & non-door gable of the Signal Box which was situated at the east end of the 'up' platform near the sorting sidings. The sidings and box now long gone. Far left is Scout Road School.
LYRS 6061 - 1963. Buildings on Down side looking eastwards towards the sorting sidings beyond the signal box. The sidings and box have gone and the station has been unstaffed since 1985 and the unusual three storey Grade II listed station building…
View of Mythomroyd showing Scarbottom Mill. Used as an illustration in Gertrude Attwood's book "A Village Childhood" c1937. Also a good view of the railway parcels shed and sorting sidings to the right of the station, both dismantled following…
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