Blackpool and Lytham Railway






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

142033 arrives at Lytham on 2nd February 2015 whilst working a Blackpool South to Colne service. On the right, on the disused platform is the base of ...
John McIntyre 02/02/2015
The majority of Northern Sprinters have been refurbished now but 150115 was still in the old purple livery as it passed the Witch Wood, a strip of ...
Mark Bartlett 08/09/2019
A service to Blackpool South departs from Lytham on 11 June 2018. The station building on the right (now a restaurant and bar) was well patronised as ...
John McIntyre 11/06/2018
142062 departs from Lytham with a service to Blackpool South on 2 February 2015. The disused platform has been tidied up since my last visit and new ...
John McIntyre 02/02/2015
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A Colne to Blackpool South service approaches Ansdell and Fairhaven in the late afternoon of 3 May 2011. 142004 is seen from the footbridge linking ...
John McIntyre 03/05/2011
150140 departs Ansdell and Fairhaven heading for Kirkham and Preston on 28th July 2020. The railway now only occupies a narrow strip of land but was ...
Mark Bartlett 28/07/2020
156424 leads a four coach train running between St. Annes and Ansdell & Fairhaven on a Sunday Blackpool South to Colne service on 8th September 2019. ...
Mark Bartlett 08/09/2019
With the Royal Lytham St. Annes championship golf course behind the train, Pacer 142015 leaves the former island platform at Ansdell and Fairhaven on ...
Mark Bartlett 07/02/2009
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A sizeable number of passengers detrain at St Annes from a Blackpool bound 150143 on 18th December 2020. The redundant Up Platform still stands ...
Mark Bartlett 18/12/2020
The 1123 Colne - Blackpool South arrives at St Annes on 26 September. ...
Veronica Clibbery 26/09/2014
Steam outline 2-8-0 Harry^s Dream leans into a curve at the St Annes Miniature Railway, which encircles a pitch and putt course on the ...
Mark Bartlett 08/08/2017
150143 slows to call at St Annes while heading for Blackpool South on 18th December 2020. The little green pallet tree visible here does not do ...
Mark Bartlett 18/12/2020
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142028 arrives at Squires Gate on 11th June 2018 with a service from Colne to Blackpool South. After withdrawal this unit went to the Wensleydale ...
John McIntyre 11/06/2018
Northern 142053, on borrowed time after the Class 195 DMU introduction was delayed, calls at Squires Gate working from Blackpool South to Colne on ...
Mark Bartlett 10/06/2019
A Northern service to Blackpool South departs from Squires Gate on the afternoon of 11 June 2018. ...
John McIntyre 11/06/2018
The deck of the 1931 built bridge at Squires Gate was completely rebuilt during 2018. However, during this process they have managed to retain the ...
Mark Bartlett 10/06/2019
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Northern 150277 calls at Blackpool Pleasure Beach on a service for Colne on 16th June 2017. This station opened in 1987 and is now used by over ...
Mark Bartlett 23/06/2017
Heading for Squires Gate though the Blackpool suburbs on 13 November, embellished Sprinter 150215 is seen from the Harrowside road bridge. Northern ...
Mark Bartlett 13/11/2013
A Pacer/Sprinter combination runs along the level track between Blackpool South and Blackpool Pleasure Beach stations in August 2014, passing ...
Mark Bartlett 16/08/2014
Blackpool Pleasure Beach station, opened in 1987 on the site of Burlington Road railmotor halt,looking towards Squires Gate, as 142045 calls on its ...
Mark Bartlett 05/05/2009
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Burlington Road station? Blackpool Pleasure Beach surely? Burlington Road was a railmotor halt, between Squires Gate and Blackpool South, that ...
Mark Bartlett 22/02/2020
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Passengers joining a Colne service awaiting departure at Blackpool South in September 2017. ...
Veronica Clibbery 14/09/2017
The 1607 hrs from Preston to Blackpool South had arrived a few minutes earlier and the turn around was so quick that I nearly missed the trip back to ...
John McIntyre 02/02/2018
The 1318 Northern DMU from Colne recently arrived at Blackpool South on 26 September 2014. ...
Veronica Clibbery 26/09/2014
Blackpool South seen in a view looking north. The line formerly continued north to Blackpool Central. ...
Ian Dinmore //
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The old Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway lodging house at Blackpool Central. This was probably used by railway men on lodging turns right up to the ...
Mark Bartlett 16/01/2016
Blackpool Central station site as seen from the Tower in January 2016. It is over fifty years since it closed in 1964 but, from above, the former ...
Mark Bartlett 16/01/2016
For forty five years after Blackpool Central closed in 1964 the excursion platforms^ toilet block continued in use alongside the car park built over ...
Mark Bartlett 05/05/2009
With the demolition of the old station toilets the only surviving remnants of Blackpool Central are a brick wall on Central Drive, where the old ...
Mark Bartlett 05/05/2009
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