Bolton and Preston Railway






Dates

04/02/1841Bolton and Preston Railway
Adlington opened
  /08/1843Bolton and Preston Railway
Adlington closed
  /01/1844Bolton and Preston Railway
Adlington re-opened
  /  /1948Bolton and Preston Railway
Adlington renamed Adlington (Lancashire)

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

Adelante unit 180103 approaches Euxton Jct on 01 November 2008 with a service to Manchester. The blue girder in the background is the bridge carrying ...
John McIntyre 01/11/2008
BR pacific no.70000 Britannia at speed with the 'Pennine Moors Festive Explorer' from Crewe to Burnley on 08 December 2018, seen at Euxton on the ...
John McIntyre 08/12/2018
A Liverpool to Preston EMU on the down slow line passes over Pack Saddle Bridge on the A49 road (between Preston and Wigan) as road traffic heads ...
John McIntyre 09/08/2016
Heading north on the WCML between Euxton Jct and Leyland, 86259 hauls a Euston to Carlisle railtour on the first leg to Carnforth on 18 February 2012. ...
John McIntyre 18/02/2012


A Northern Manchester to Blackpool service approaches Chorley on the evening of 14 May 2016. Major engineering work is scheduled for every weekend and ...
John McIntyre 14/05/2016
Unbranded 319373 calls at Chorley, late in the afternoon of 25 February 2019 whilst working a Northern service to Manchester. ...
John McIntyre 25/02/2019
A Northern service to Buxton has departed from Chorley heading towards Bolton on 03 June 2016. The former goods yard was on the right but part of it ...
John McIntyre 03/06/2016
Weekend reconstruction work on Chorley station is continuing with both lines now relaid and the down platform face still being rebuilt. On 11 ...
John McIntyre 11/09/2016




Electrification completed on the Bolton to Euxton Junction line, including this substantial bridge rebuild at Adlington, but still diesel services for ...
Mark Bartlett 25/01/2019
A Northern Rail Hazel Grove to Preston service passes Adlington station at speed on the afternoon of 16 October 2009. Standing behind the yellow line ...
John McIntyre 16/10/2009
Don't always believe what it says on the destination blind! View of Adlington station looking south towards Blackrod on 17 July 2015. The service is ...
John McIntyre 17/07/2015
Electrification of the Preston-Bolton-Manchester route is nearing completion and some new furniture has appeared at some stations. At Adlington the ...
John McIntyre 20/10/2018


185122 passes Blackrod at speed with a Manchester Airport to Edinburgh service on 02 March 2010. Quite a few changes have taken place here in the ...
John McIntyre 02/03/2010
A TPE service to Manchester Airport has just passed through Blackrod on 02 March 2010 as it heads to its next stop at Horwich Parkway. Although TPE ...
John McIntyre 02/03/2010
View north at Blackrod, between Chorley and Bolton, where there was a triangular junction with the line to Horwich station and the Horwich works of ...
John McIntyre 02/03/2010


TPE Class 350 set passes Horwich Parkway whilst working the 1S66 from Manchester Airport to Lancaster on 20 April 2019 whilst the normal route from ...
John McIntyre 20/04/2019
Scene at Horwich Parkway looking north on 17 July 2015, with a Hazel Grove to Preston service arriving. ...
John McIntyre 17/07/2015
View towards Lostock and Bolton as a Manchester service departs from Horwich Parkway with 150150 coupled behind a 156 unit. ...
Mark Bartlett 02/10/2008
A brand new station opened in 1999 Horwich Parkway was originally unstaffed but this ticket office and waiting room was subsequently opened. Beyond ...
Mark Bartlett 02/10/2008


A service for Manchester Victoria departs from Lostock station and is about to cross Lostock Junction on 22 October 2011. The train has come from ...
John McIntyre 22/10/2011
A Preston to Manchester and Hazel Grove service runs in to Lostock station past some of the new housing developments that made it viable to reopen the ...
Mark Bartlett 26/06/2010
A TransPennine service to Manchester Airport calls at Lostock station on 22 October 2011. Immediately beyond the platforms is the junction with the ...
John McIntyre 22/10/2011
A sizeable group of Saturday passengers heading for Bolton and Manchester at Lostock station wait to join Sprinter 150275. In this view towards Bolton ...
Mark Bartlett 26/06/2010

A 156/142 combination, forming a Northern service to Southport, are signalled for the Westhoughton and Wigan line at Lostock Junction. The large steel ...
Mark Bartlett 02/12/2014
View west at Lostock Junction sees 156466 dropping down from Westhoughton to join the line from Preston and Chorley and run to Bolton. When the ...
Mark Bartlett 26/06/2010



A Northern Class 142 calls at platform 3, Bolton on 04 February 2010 while working a stopping service to Manchester. ...
John McIntyre 04/02/2010
Northern services between Blackpool and Manchester via Bolton have been replaced by buses for engineering work at Bolton station since 12 August and ...
John McIntyre 05/09/2017
With the WCML closed over Easter between Euxton Junction and Warrington (and north of Lancaster) Virgin West Coast and TPE rerouted some services via ...
John McIntyre 20/04/2019
390126 has just passed through Bolton whilst working from Birmingham to Lancaster on 20 April 2019. The covered aerial walkway above the train, link ...
John McIntyre 20/04/2019