Eccles to Springs Line and Tyldesley to Pennington Line (London and North Western Railway)






Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Eccles to Tyldesley


Stanier 2-6-4T no 42561 stands outside Patricroft shed in April 1962. The locomotive was withdrawn from here in November the following year. ...
K A Gray 14/04/1962
Black 5 no 45156 Ayrshire Yeomanry simmering in the shed yard at Patricroft in 1968. ...
Jim Peebles //1968
Jubilee 4-6-0 no 45558 Manitoba stands on Patricroft shed in April 1962. Eventually withdrawn by BR in August 1964 the locomotive was cut up at ...
K A Gray 16/04/1962
View over the site of Patricroft MPD (latterly 9H) in 1968, the year of official closure with a few steam and diesel locomotives on shed. This was a ...
Jim Peebles //1968










Tyldesley to Pennington









Tyldesley to Wigan









MPVs dominate the maintenance facility at Springs Branch on o8 March 2019, although one Class 08 shunter was also noticed outside the left hand shed ...
John McIntyre 08/03/2019
An MPV negotiates the new track work that has been laid at Springs Branch Junction, on the former trackbed of the L&NWR Eccles, Tyldesley and Wigan ...
John McIntyre 08/03/2019