To the east of Burscough Bridge station the line towards Wigan
first has to drop beneath the Preston - Ormskirk line before quickly climbing again to cross the Tarleton branch of the Leeds - Liverpool canal. 150140 on a Southport - Manchester Victoria service on 16 September is on the descent to get under the first obstacle.
Location: Burscough Bridge
Company: Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Photographer: John McIntyre
Contact photographer: John McIntyre
Image number: 30748