Preston and Longridge Railway






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

Deepdale Coal Concentration Depot, at the truncated end of the Longridge branch, in 1992. This was two years before final closure and a rake of hopper ...
Bill Roberton //1992
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The end of the line. View along the old Longridge branch formation towards Deepdale Junction through the Network Rail boundary fence. The Longridge ...
Mark Bartlett 21/04/2019
The now disused level crossing at Deepdale Mill Street in Preston looking north west. The lines in the foreground originally went to the terminus of ...
Mark Bartlett 22/09/2011
Deepdale Mill Street level crossing, disused since the last coal train ran in 1994, looking north east towards Deepdale Junction and Longridge. Behind ...
Mark Bartlett 22/09/2011
Nearly twenty years after the final coal train, one of the rails on the surviving track at Deepdale Junction can be seen in this September 2011 view ...
Mark Bartlett 22/09/2011
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Looking towards Preston along the old Longridge Railway at Ribbleton in March 2019. The telephone exchange seen here, and an adjacent housing ...
Mark Bartlett 17/03/2019
Unless you know where to look the old platform at Ribbleton is easy to miss. It lies about 200 yards north of the Cromwell Road cycleway access point. ...
Mark Bartlett 21/04/2019
A view along the trackbed cycle path, looking toward Preston, between Ribbleton and Deepdale in March 2019. The railway land is very wide at this ...
Mark Bartlett 17/03/2019
Looking towards Longridge on the old trackbed cycle path between Deepdale and Ribbleton in March 2019. The steel bridge carries Blackpool Road, built ...
Mark Bartlett 17/03/2019
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CMHW No. 1, a Barclay 0-4-0ST, sits at Grimsargh prior to working a service on the hospital railway to Whittingham. The fences in the background mark ...
David Hindle Collection //
Whittingham Hospital Railway CMHW No.2, a Barclay 0-4-2T, stands at Grimsargh with its train of converted LNWR brakevans. This image has the air of a ...
David Hindle Collection //
A train for Whittingham hospital leaves the CMHW station at Grimsargh behind Barclay 0-4-2T No.2 (Works No. AB 1026/1904), sometime during WWI. At ...
David Hindle Collection //
Before Grimsargh's station See image 24597 was built tickets for trains were sold from the Plough Inn, which stood by the level crossing. The ...
David Hindle 11/06/2009
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For a structure built to carry the horse tramway to Lord's Quarry over a minor track this is a very substantial and well built bridge. However, the ...
Mark Bartlett 22/02/2019
Inside the restored station building at Longridge See image 33685 is a display of railway pictures and artefacts including this reminder that from ...
Mark Bartlett 16/04/2011
End of the line. One of two spurs of the Tootle Height branch in Longridge ran to Lord's Quarry. This closed around the time of WWI and is now almost ...
Mark Bartlett 22/02/2019
Beyond Longridge station a freight only line continued towards Tootle Heights where it split into two short branches. One line turned east and passed ...
Mark Bartlett 08/07/2010
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