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Preston and Wigan Railway

This line was opened in 1838 and ran from Wigan to Preston. It now forms part of the West Coast Mainline.

It merged with the Wigan Branch Railway to form the North Union Railway.

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Clickable map of the Preston and Wigan Railway.

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The line runs from Preston to Wigan where it connected with the Wigan Branch Railway which connected to the Liverpool and Manchester Railway.


Page created on 19/11/1999
Page last edited on: 02/04/2012
Contact: Ewan Crawford