Preston and Longridge Railway






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.


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 from the ...
Mark Bartlett 22/09/2011
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 1991, looking north east towards Deepdale Junction and Longridge. Behind ...
Mark Bartlett 22/09/2011
A rather depressing Then and Now comparison picture of the level crossing at Deepdale Junction, in September 2011, looking towards Longridge along ...
Mark Bartlett 22/09/2011

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
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
Open for three years, and closed for over one hundred and forty, the platform of the first Ribbleton station still lies in the undergrowth alongside ...
Mark Bartlett 28/02/2010


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

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
Extract from a pre-WWI map of Longridge showing the Stone Bridge, the passenger station, the goods yard beyond the level crossing and the line ...
Mark Bartlett //1913