The 4.5 mile guided busway to Leigh starts at the site of Ellenbrook station, although the bus stop here is now known as Newearth Road. The station closed in 1961, eight years before the loop line from Kenyon Junction to Patricroft succumbed. The busway has been ramped down to join the road but the embankment beyond illustrates the original elevation of the railway (and station), and also marks the start of a greenway through Worsley that appears to be very well used.

Location: Ellenbrook

Company: Eccles to Springs Line and Tyldesley to Pennington Line (London and North Western Railway)

Photographer: Mark Bartlett

Contact photographer: Mark Bartlett

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Date: 06/04/2021

Image number: 76302