Blackburn, Clitheroe and North Western Junction Railway (Bolton, Blackburn, Clitheroe and West Yorkshire Railway)






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

Taken from the road bridge over the eastern portal of Blackburn Tunnel this picture shows Pacer 142002, cautiously approaching the tunnel, and also ...
Mark Bartlett 17/11/2009
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A Clitheroe to Manchester Victoria service, formed by Northern's 150149, passes through closed Daisyfield station as it approaches the junction with ...
Mark Bartlett 17/11/2009
The track has been relaid since my last visit to Daisyfield See image 26413. 150207 runs onto the single line over the level crossing and through ...
Mark Bartlett 08/07/2010
Daisyfield box, level crossing and former Blackburn-bound platform (now removed) seen from a 47456 hauled train diverted from the WCML due to ...
Ewan Crawford 25/03/1989
A Clitheroe to Manchester service, with 150149, draws past the now defunct sand drag at the foot of the gradient from Ramsgreave. The train runs over ...
Mark Bartlett 17/11/2009
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Seen from the ornate road bridge that crosses the line just to the south of Ramsgreave and Wilpshire, 156487 is on the last few yards of the climb out ...
Mark Bartlett 27/06/2014
156487, climbing the last few yards of the bank from Daisyfield Junction, passes under the Blackburn ring road near Ramsgreave and Wilpshire station ...
Mark Bartlett 27/06/2014
A Clitheroe to Manchester service, formed by 156472, slows to a halt in the very short platform at Ramsgreave and Wilpshire. Behind the train the ...
Mark Bartlett 23/07/2011
The ex-works looking 1733, in BR Blue livery, brings up the rear on a special passing through Ramsgreave and Wilpshire heading for the S&C on 28th ...
Mark Bartlett 28/08/2018
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Clitheroe train near Wilpshire on the Blackburn - Hellifield line on 30 June in heavy rain. ...
John McIntyre 30/06/2007
The deep, tree lined cutting south of Wilpshire tunnel sees 156473 dropping down towards the closed station at Wilpshire, the white building just ...
Mark Bartlett 06/09/2008
The closed station at Wilpshire sees 150149 heading for Clitheroe passing the down platform. The white building, just visible on the up side, is the ...
Mark Bartlett 17/07/2008
The return Fellsman on the climb out of the Ribble Valley approaching Wilpshire Tunnel in the early evening sunshine of 24 July 2013. Gresley ...
John McIntyre 24/07/2013
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A summer evening service from Clitheroe to Manchester Victoria approaches Langho on 3 June 2015 as a small gathering awaits the arrival of The ...
John McIntyre 03/06/2015
The new, staggered, up platform at Langho is seen from the down side as 150272 heading for Manchester climbs away up the bank, out of the Ribble ...
Mark Bartlett 17/07/2008
A Manchester Victoria to Clitheroe service drifts to a halt at Langho station in Lancashire's Ribble Valley on 29 September 2012. The platforms here ...
John McIntyre 29/09/2012
62005 on the Pendle Witch circular railtour on 27 March 2004, coasting downhill through Langho station before crossing the Whalley viaduct. The ...
John McIntyre 27/03/2004
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Approaching the foot crossing west of the Whalley Viaduct, 46115 'Scots Guardsman' is working hard on the 1 in 82 climb for much of the way to the ...
John McIntyre 01/08/2017
35018 British India Line, having crossed Whalley viaduct, is now clear of the speed restriction and is making very good progress at the start ...
John McIntyre 12/05/2018
Pacer 142014, now over thirty years old, slows to call at the station as it crosses Whalley Viaduct on 8th May 2018 working from Manchester Victoria ...
Mark Bartlett 08/05/2018
Only 9 of the 48 arches that make up Whalley Viaduct are visible in this view from Ridding Lane as 142014 coasts across on 8th May 2018. The train is ...
Mark Bartlett 08/05/2018
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Lovely station. The station re-opened to regular services in 1994. The former station building on the up platform seen here is now a visitor's centre ...
John Yellowlees 17/03/2017
150227 arrives at Clitheroe on a driver training run in March 1992. ...
John McIntyre 31/03/1992
DBC 66167 sets off from a signal check on 15 August 2017 and crosses Low Moor LC in Clitheroe whilst working the Clitheroe Castle Cement to Bescot ...
John McIntyre 15/08/2017
153301 and 150147 prepare to return to Manchester while sat at Clitheroe on 30 July 2011. The original station building, now the Platform Gallery, is ...
John McIntyre 30/07/2011
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Regular trains to Clitheroe returned in 1994, after an absence of 32 years, and so have been back in the town for 25 years now. This is 5J27, a ...
Mark Bartlett 13/11/2019
DRS 57302 passes Horrocksford Junction signal box on 15 March 2013 whilst on a light engine move from Carlisle to Crewe. ...
John McIntyre 15/03/2013
Horrocksford Junction box, Clitheroe, looking south-west. ...
Ewan Crawford 03/06/2006
Looking south to Horrocksford Junction. The two line on the left run through to Hellifield and that to the right goes to the Clitheroe cement works. ...
Ewan Crawford 03/07/2006
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