Manchester and Birmingham Railway






Dates

  /  /1840[Manchester and Birmingham Railway]
Opened from Manchester to Stockport
  /  /1842[Manchester and Birmingham Railway]
Opened from Crewe to Stockport opened
01/01/1846[London and North Western Railway]
[London and Birmingham Railway], [Grand Junction Railway] and [Manchester and Birmingham Railway] merge to form the London and North Western Railway.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.




View across the car park at Goostrey Station, near Jodrell Bank, in May 2015, showing the down side wooden station building now looking rather weather ...
David Pesterfield 16/07/2015
A visit to Goostrey, with that building, is like a step back in time. It's nice to see an old timber construction building survive on a mainline. ...
Ewan Crawford 10/09/2009

A Northern Class 323 EMU on a Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly service calls at Chelford on 25 September 2016. ...
John McIntyre 25/09/2016
A Manchester to Milford Haven ATW service has just passed Chelford station and is seen heading towards Crewe on the afternoon of 25 September 2016. It ...
John McIntyre 25/09/2016

A Northern Class 323 has recently arrived at its destination at Alderley Edge with a service from Manchester Piccadilly on 3 October 2013. The emu is ...
John McIntyre 03/10/2013

A Manchester Piccadilly - London Euston (via Crewe) Pendolino snakes away from a station stop at Wilmslow on 3 October 2013. ...
John McIntyre 03/10/2013
A Northern service from Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly via the Airport calls at Wilmslow on 3 October 2013. ...
John McIntyre 03/10/2013

A Manchester to Euston Pendolino passes Handforth on 03 September 2017. The station has an interesting collection of Handforth station signs in the ...
John McIntyre 03/09/2017


An Arriva CrossCountry service from Manchester to Reading takes the Stoke on Trent line at Cheadle Hulme on 3 October 2013. ...
John McIntyre 03/10/2013


UK Railtours excursion from London Euston, on the second stage of the tour to Bournemouth and now behind 66747, passing Stockport station on 30th ...
David Bosher 30/04/2016
A class 175 and a Virgin Voyager await the off at Stockport on a Saturday evening in April 2011. ...
Ken Strachan 24/04/2011
Virgin Pendolino 390001 leaves Stockport on the 10.17 departure to Manchester Piccadilly, having just passed the 183 mile post located in the centre ...
David Pesterfield 01/05/2014
The 1755 Manchester Airport - Cleethorpes arriving at Stockport platform zero on 23 July 2015 [see image 30899]. ...
Bruce McCartney 23/07/2015



Ultimate destination Liverpool Lime Street - a pair of East Midlands class 158 DMUs passes Heaton Chapel station heading towards Piccadilly on 3 ...
John McIntyre 03/10/2013




Part of the shed yard at Longsight, Manchester, thought to be in 1959. Nearest the camera is Jubilee 4-6-0 no 45631 Tanganyika with Britannia ...
K A Gray //1959
'Crab' no 42777 stands outside the south shed at 9A Longsight, Manchester, in 1962. ...
K A Gray 16/04/1962



142004, heading a service to Manchester Airport, departing from Manchester Piccadilly on 30th April 2016. ...
David Bosher 30/04/2016
323227 on a Northern service to Crewe at Manchester Piccadilly on 30th April 2016. ...
David Bosher 30/04/2016
150132 to Buxton (left) and 323227 to Crewe (right) at Manchester Piccadilly station on 30th April 2016. ...
David Bosher 30/04/2016
323232, on an Alderley Edge stopper, departing from Manchester Piccadilly on 30th April 2016. This station was known as Manchester London Road until ...
David Bosher 30/04/2016