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The station on the Halifax –Bradford line opened at the same time as the line in August 1850. The station was closed in 1953.

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View looking north east from the station approach road and bridge. On the right the south west portal of Beacon Hill Tunnel and on the left part of the former coal yard now car park for Eureka Children’s Museum. The trees at the far end of the car…

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Looking in the Halifax direction with the north portal of Bowling Tunnel all but hidden by smoke. The line in the centre continues to Bradford Exchange and the line going off to the left is the Bowling Curve to Laisterdyke where it joined the…

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On the line between Leeds and Huddersfield which was originally constructed by the Leeds, Dewsbury & Manchester Railway but acquired by the LNWR by the time it opened in 1848 with the station at Morley, then just Morley. The station de-staffed…

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In 1878 a branch from Stanningley on the GNR Leeds-Bradford ‘short line was opened up to the station here with an intermediate station at nearby Pudsey Lowtown. Then in 1893 a curve from Bramley to the Pudsey Branch was constructed which was then…

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LYRS2741. The Spen Valley Line connecting Mirfield on the Calder Valley Main Line with Low Moor opened in July 1848 and the line between Low Moor and Bradford opened in May 1850. The first station here opened at the same time as the line and was…

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LYRS2740. The Spen Valley Line connecting Mirfield on the Calder Valley Main Line with Low Moor opened in July 1848 and the line between Low Moor and Bradford opened in May 1850. The first station seen here looking towards Low Moor opened at the same…

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LYRS2682. The first station at Elland on the Manchester & Leeds Railway opened in March 1841 close to the tunnel east portal but was replaced in 1865 by the one seen here. A third island platform station was built in 1894. The station and goods yard…

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LYRS 3650 - West portal with tunnel platelayers gang. At the time of its completion in December 1840 at 2885 yards (2663m) it was the longest railway tunnel in the world, but still well short of Standedge canal tunnel at 3.25 miles. As with most…

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LYRS 8622 - 1967. Sowerby Bridge West Signal Box (front & door gable) and the east portal of Sowerby Tunnel. The box and the Goods and Loco Depots it controlled have all gone.

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LYRS 4947 - Sowerby Bridge West Signal Box (front & door gable) and east portal of Sowerby Tunnel. The box controlled the Goods Yard and Loco Depot and all have now gone. Note two disc type ground signals in the foreground. The main signal in the…

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LYRS 6094 - 1963. Ripponden Tunnel - east portal behind Sowerby Bridge Station (bricked up). The branch line from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge…

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LYRS 3615 - Ripponden Tunnel under Scarr Head - West portal viewed from Watson Crossing. The Branch from Sowerby Bridge to Ripponden opened in 1878 and on to Rishworth in 1881. The original intention had been to tunnel under Blackstone Edge and…

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Looking up the line in the Todmorden direction. Land for the line through Hebden Bridge was purchased from the Mytholm Estate of the Rev. Armytage Rhodes which included Weasel Hall on the site of the tunnel. Although the Hall was tenanted Armytage…
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