Post nationalisation in 1948 looking across to the 'up' Manchester platform. On the 'down' platform there are platform staff and porters' barrows. A goods or engineers train makes up steam by the station warehouse alongside a maintenance gang.
LYRS 1470a - 1911. Aspinall 0-6-0ST, re-built Saddle Tank, No. 541 on the Rishworth Branch at Watsons Crossing with an engineers' ballast train working "the wrong line". Although built double track only one had been used commercially.