Liverpool and Bury Railway (Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway)

Introduction

This line was independent but was bought before opening - being combined with Manchester and Leeds Railway to form the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway.






Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Liverpool to Wigan



A Kirkby to Liverpool Central service, with 507015, leaves Rice Lane, which was called Preston Road until 1984. Immediately round the corner is Walton ...
Mark Bartlett 13/08/2008
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Looking north east from the buffers at Kirkby as 142031 waits to return to Manchester Victoria on 11 March 2013. This used to be a through route from ...
John McIntyre 11/03/2013
Merseyrail EMU 507015 has made the connection with the Sprinter for Wigan, Manchester and Rochdale that is on the far side of the road bridge and is ...
Mark Bartlett 13/08/2008
Once a through mainline station, Kirkby now has an end on meeting of services similar to that at Ormskirk. 150203 has arrived on a service from ...
Mark Bartlett 13/08/2008
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142057 for Kirkby entering the single line section west of Rainford Junction station on 10 February 2010. For the scene as it was thirty years earlier ...
John McIntyre 10/02/2010
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A Kirkby to Manchester Victoria service in the hands of 156460 sets off from Rainford east towards Wigan on 10 February 2010.
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John McIntyre 10/02/2010
A Cravens DMU heads away from Rainford Junction on the single line section to the Merseyrail interchange at Kirkby. The DMU is just about at the point ...
Mark Bartlett 03/11/1980
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Northern Rail 142057 seen leaving Upholland station heading towards Wigan on 10 Februry 2010.
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John McIntyre 10/02/2010
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Northern Sprinter 150275 calls at Wigan Wallgate on a service heading for Manchester. There was originally an additional line through the cutting here ...
Veronica Clibbery 17/09/2015
Looking back along the Southport/Kirkby platform at Wigan Wallgate towards the street level booking hall. See image 18588 ...
Veronica Clibbery 17/09/2015
Overview of Wigan Wallgate on 30/06/2016 with the rear of a Southport to Manchester combination at the far platform. ...
David Panton 30/06/2016
Entrance canopy at Wigan Wallgate station. The running lines are below street level here. ...
Veronica Clibbery 17/09/2015
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Wigan to Lostock

Northern Sprinter 150275 calls at Wigan Wallgate on a service heading for Manchester. There was originally an additional line through the cutting here ...
Veronica Clibbery 17/09/2015
Looking back along the Southport/Kirkby platform at Wigan Wallgate towards the street level booking hall. See image 18588 ...
Veronica Clibbery 17/09/2015
Overview of Wigan Wallgate on 30/06/2016 with the rear of a Southport to Manchester combination at the far platform. ...
David Panton 30/06/2016
Entrance canopy at Wigan Wallgate station. The running lines are below street level here. ...
Veronica Clibbery 17/09/2015
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Northern Class 142s pass at Hindley on 11 March 2013. Nearest the camera is a service to Wigan Wallgate while the train departing is heading to ...
John McIntyre 11/03/2013
142012 leaves Hindley heading for Manchester via Bolton. Ahead of the unit is Crow Nest Junction, still controlled by a mechanical signalbox, where ...
Mark Bartlett 09/07/2010
150143 departs east from Hindley on 6 September 2011 with a Kirkby to Manchester Victoria service. ...
John McIntyre 06/09/2011
The station at Hindley is extremely well looked after. 142052 heads east towards Crow Nest Junction on a service to Manchester Victoria on 11 March ...
John McIntyre 11/03/2013
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With the line to Lostock Junction and Bolton on the left, 150143 takes the right hand fork and heads to Manchester Victoria via Atherton and Swinton ...
John McIntyre 06/09/2011
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Unit 142031 arriving at Westhoughton, between Bolton and Wigan, on 11 March 2013 with a service to Wigan. ...
John McIntyre 11/03/2013
Westhoughton is now an unstaffed halt on the short link line between Crow Nest Junction near Wigan, and Lostock Junction near Bolton, although there ...
Mark Bartlett 17/04/2009
Looking towards Crow Nest Junction at Westhoughton as 156480 calls on a Manchester Victoria to Wigan service. At Crow Nest this line joins the direct ...
Mark Bartlett 17/04/2009
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When Lostock Jcn was originally open the station building sat in the ^V^ of the junction with four platforms. These were swept away after closure and ...
Mark Bartlett 26/06/2010
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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
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Bolton to Bury













1907 map extract showing Bury town centre and the complex of lines that served the town. Knowsley St and Bolton St stations can be clearly seen along ...
National Library of Scotland //1907
Having paused while Manchester Bury electric trains passed See image 21454 the six car DMU forming the Rossendale Farewell railtour draws ...
Mark Bartlett 14/02/1981
The Rossendale Farewell railtour negotiates the link between Knowsley St and Bolton St stations in Bury on its way to Rawtenstall. The area in ...
Mark Bartlett 14/02/1981
Bury and Manchester line EMU (Class 504) leaving Bury Interchange in 1981 and about to cross at right angles the surviving track of the Castleton to ...
Mark Bartlett 14/02/1981
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