Leeds and Bradford Extension Railway






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.


Northern EMU 333008 has just arrived at Skipton on 21 September 2006 with a service from Leeds. After a few minutes it will set off again back along ...
John McIntyre 21/09/2006
UK Railtours excursion to Carlisle, behind D9009 'Alycidon' since Doncaster, passing Skipton station on 3rd October 2015. ...
David Bosher 03/10/2015
GBRf 66723, Chinook, which now carries an RAF style bodyside number ZA723, seen stabled in the sidings at Skipton station on 11th September, ...
Mark Bartlett 11/09/2017
GBRf 66732 runs through Skipton with an empty stone train from Wrenthorpe sidings, Wakefield to Arcow Quarry on 18 March. [See image 68262]. ...
Bill Roberton 18/03/2019


Site of Elslack station on the former Midland Railway route from Skipton to Colne, seen from the approach road on 3 October 2009. The tracks ran ...
John McIntyre 03/10/2009

The previous occasion on which I visited this station was during its last week of service in January 1970. Thornton-in-Craven closed, along with the ...
Mark Bartlett 17/12/2008

There are four bridges extant over or under the former Colne to Skipton railway trackbed over the short distance from the north end of Earby to ...
David Pesterfield 31/03/2019
There are four bridges extant over or under the former Colne to Skipton railway trackbed over the short distance from the east end of Earby to ...
David Pesterfield 31/03/2019
There are four bridges extant over or under the former Colne to Skipton railway trackbed over the short distance from the east end of Earby to ...
David Pesterfield 31/03/2019
There are four bridges extant over or under the former Colne to Skipton railway trackbed over the short distance from the east end of Earby to ...
David Pesterfield 31/03/2019



Northern 142060 waits at the sole remaining platform at Colne on 21 October 2011. Having arrived from Blackpool South, after a few minutes lay-over it ...
John McIntyre 21/10/2011
142015 waits at Colne on 31 March 1992 preparing to set off for Blackpool South. The unit had recently been reallocated to the area from the ...
John McIntyre 31/03/1992
142015 and guard wait to return west to Blackpool South from the terminus at Colne on 31 March 1992. Once a busy through station to Skipton, the Colne ...
John McIntyre 31/03/1992
Looking towards the buffers at Colne with a Class 142 waiting to head west back to Blackpool on 21 October 2011. The fence line is running along what ...
John McIntyre 21/10/2011