Blackpool and Lytham Railway






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

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
A train for Blackpool South nears Lytham on 31 January 2015. 150269 has just passed the site of Warton Junction, where a short branch ran down to ...
Mark Bartlett 31/01/2015
150269 pulls away from Lytham on a Northern service for Colne. The train is just passing the site of Lytham's first station, terminus of a branch from ...
Mark Bartlett 18/11/2014


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
Whilst there is no track in the photo, this view looking east showing the northern part of the road bridge at Ansdell and Fairhaven shows that there ...
John McIntyre 11/06/2018
The Blackpool South to Colne service gets ready to depart from Ansdell & Fairhaven on 11 June 2018. ...
John McIntyre 11/06/2018
Ansdell and Fairhaven was formerly an island platform with through roads on either side but is now reduced to a single line using the old down side ...
Mark Bartlett 07/02/2009

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
The ticket office at St Annes on 24th January 2018, the last week of rail replacement bus services before reopening to Blackpool South and Preston. ...
Mark Bartlett 24/01/2018
Driver awaiting the all clear at St Annes in September 2013 with a Colne - Blackpool South train. ...
Veronica Clibbery 24/09/2013




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
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
Squires Gate looking towards Blackpool with the disused up platform on the right as 150133 arrives on the 1653 Blackpool South to Burnley Central ...
Mark Bartlett 13/08/2008

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, passing another set of ...
Mark Bartlett 16/08/2014
Following the recent renewal of Crossleys Bridge at Layton two similar structures on the Blackpool South line are also being renovated and have been ...
Mark Bartlett 09/01/2018



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 //

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