Leeds and Bradford Railway

Introduction

This line is open.






Dates

21/07/1845[Leeds and Thirsk Railway]
Company incorporated, line receives act; Leeds to Thirsk with two branches to the [Leeds and Bradford Railway] one at Bramley and one at Holbeck, one curve to the [Great North of England Railway] at Thirsk, and two short branches to Harrogate and Knaresborough.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

331108 in service at Leeds on 21st August 2019.
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John Yellowlees 21/08/2019
TransPennine unit 185135 awaits departure time at Leeds on 19 March with a service to Liverpool Lime Street. ...
Veronica Clibbery 19/03/2015
Northern 150228 stands in the sunshine alongside platform 1 at the west end of Leeds in April 2009. The DMU has recently arrived with a service from ...
John Furnevel 22/04/2009
Scene at the west end of Leeds in the spring of 2009, a time when considerable construction activity was taking place in the area around the station. ...
John Furnevel 22/04/2009










Station clock at the newly re-opened Apperley Bridge, on the Leeds to Skipton line, on 6th May 2017. ...
John Yellowlees 06/05/2017
Freight over the Settle and Carlisle has been greatly reduced in 2016 by the Armathwaite landslip closure but the Newbiggin gypsum trains still run. ...
Mark Bartlett 21/10/2016
333002 calls at the new station at Apperley Bridge heading for Bradford Forster Square while 333004 speeds through on a Skipton to Leeds service. The ...
Mark Bartlett 21/10/2016
Scene at Apperley Bridge on the ex-MR main line between Leeds and Shipley with The LCGB Fells and Dales railtour returning to Carnforth on 19 June ...
Bill Jamieson 19/06/1976




153316 and 142023 call at Shipley station on 21st October 2016 with a Leeds to Morecambe (via Wennington) service. The train is in the 1979 built ...
Mark Bartlett 21/10/2016
UK Railtours excursion to Carlisle passing Shipley station, now behind D9009 having taken over from 90037 at Doncaster, on 3rd October 2015. ...
David Bosher 03/10/2015
A 153/142 combination leaves Shipley on a Leeds to Morecambe service on 21st October 2016. Behind the Pacer the south to north chord, used by Forster ...
Mark Bartlett 21/10/2016
A service from Ilkley takes the Bradford Forster Square line at Shipley. Alongside unit 333016 the Skipton line trails in from the right and beyond ...
Mark Bartlett 24/03/2014


Prior to closure in 1965 Frizinghall's platforms were situated opposite each other but when it reopened in 1987 they were staggered either side of the ...
Mark Bartlett 24/03/2014


This is a three platform terminus.
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More details
A view north from behind the buffers at Bradford Forster Square on 04 November 2011 as Class 333 EMUs occupy platforms 1 & 2. On the left is a service ...
John McIntyre 04/11/2011
Despite being hugely reduced in size, Bradford Forster Square is still a large three platform station. This view looks north. ...
John Yellowlees 06/05/2017
WYPTE Class 333 no 008 has just arrived on platform 3 at Bradford Forster Square with a service from Skipton on 4 November 2011. This will later form ...
John McIntyre 04/11/2011
4498 Sir Nigel Gresley with the empty stock of The North Yorkshireman in the goods yard outside Bradford Forster Square station in July ...
David Pesterfield 07/07/1981