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A terminus station seen here after the introduction of DMUs so probably about 1960. The first station on the site was built in 1850 and operated by the L&YR but the impressive double vaulted train shed seen here dates from 1888 when the station was…

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The station seen here with very well maintained gardens was on the NER Castleford to Garforth single track line which opened in 1878 primarily for coal traffic and the Kippax coalfield. The line closed to passengers in 1951 and fully over its whole…

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LYRS 4339 - General view of the platforms, buildings and canopies with a siding behind the 'down' platform. The siding has gone as have the canopies, most of the buildings and the water tank.

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LYRS 2795 - This was the third station on the site and dates from 1881. Seen here in about 1910 looking west with Dobroyd Castle on the hillside. On the right the ‘down’ side warehouse and the carriages in the left hand bay would have formed a…

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LYRS 6098 - Water tank and gents toilets in 1963. Now demolished they were situated on the 'up' platform immediately to the west of, and abutting, the single storey station building which is now the Jubilee Refreshment Rooms.

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LYRS 8623 - Sowerby Bridge Station 1967 - Grain Warehouse and Ground Frame Box (front & door gable). The warehouse with its own siding belonged to the Co-operative Wholesale Society (CWS) who had a large flour mill adjacent to it. The mill was badly…

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LYRS 3500 - Sowerby Bridge - panorama of trackwork. Note the unusual signals hanging from the gantry. The Goods Yards and Sidings were all lifted and the locomotive depot demolished in 1965 although the base of the water tower and coaling stage has…

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LYRS 2777n -1937. Sowerby Bridge - general view of track formation, loco depot, Goods Yard and West Signal Box taken from the top of Sowerby Tunnel.

Sowerby Bridge was the main operating centre for the Upper Calder Valley with a large engine and…
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