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There are 16 pages of railways in this region.
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Accrington, Burnley and Colne Branch (East Lancashire Railway)

The fine canopy over the island platform at Nelson in 2007. Only one face of the island is currently in use. This view looks to Colne. [Ewan Crawford]

Barnoldswick Railway

The first outing in preservation of no 3442 The Great Marquess took place on 4 May 1963. The RCTS Dalesman railtour ran from Bradford Forster Square and visited a number of branches in Lancashire and Yorkshire. One such visit was along the former Barnoldswick Railway, a short branch off the ... [K A Gray]
Birkenhead Joint Railway

Birkenhead North Extension (Hoylake and Birkenhead Railway and Tramway)

A Liverpool Central service calls at Birkenhead North on 30/06/2016. Birkenhead is well supplied with stations, if nothing else. [David Panton]
Birkenhead Street Railway Company Limited

Blackburn and Preston Railway

Ian Riley's Black 5s, 44871 and 45407 with support coach pass Bamber Bridge on their way home to the East Lancs Railway for Hogmanay. This was the second day of their journey south from Fort William and the Festive Jacobite services. [John McIntyre]

Blackburn, Clitheroe and North Western Junction Railway (Bolton, Blackburn, Clitheroe and West Yorkshire Railway)

Lovely station. The station re-opened to regular services in 1994. The former station building on the up platform seen here is now a visitor's centre and art gallery. [John Yellowlees]

List of locations in this area

Bamber Bridge Bamber Bridge (Hospital Crossing) Barnoldswick Birkenhead North Blackburn 

Chatburn Clitheroe 


Gregson Lane 

Hoghton Horrocksford Horrocksford Junction 

Langho Lostock Hall Lostock Hall Junction Lower Darwen 


Ramsgreave and Wilpshire Ribble Viaduct Rishton 

Whalley Wilpshire Wilpshire Tunnel