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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

Royal Scot 4-6-0 46115 'Scots Guardsman' charges through Lostock Hall station on 1 August 2017 with the northbound leg of 'The Fellsman' railtour. [John McIntyre]

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

DBC 66167 sets off from a signal check on 15 August 2017 and crosses Low Moor LC in Clitheroe whilst working the Clitheroe Castle Cement to Bescot loaded cement tanks. The ultimate destination of the train is Avonmouth. [John McIntyre]

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