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There are 7 pages of railways in this region.
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Bradford Branch (Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway)

Low Moor station, between Halifax and Bradford, reopened on 2nd April 2017 having previously closed in 1965. [John Yellowlees]

Bradford, Wakefield and Leeds Railway

91116 departs from Wakefield Westgate on 12 March 2013 with a Leeds to Kings Cross service. [John McIntyre]

Caphouse Railway

Industrial diesel shunter on display at the National Coal Mining Museum for England, Caphouse Colliery at Overton, Wakefield, in April 2012. [John Steven]

Charles Roberts and Co

Wagon plate from Chas. Roberts wagon at Arnott Young, Dalmuir for breaking. [Alistair MacKenzie]

Colton Junction to Temple Hurst Junction (British Rail)

Taking the ECML at Hambleton South Junction. [Ewan Crawford]

Derwent Valley Light Railway

J72 0-6-0T 69023 at Dunnington station after a run along the line from York Layerthorpe in 1978. This view was taken from the old level crossing as the line had once continued to Wheldrake and Cliffe Common. The DVLR operated summer steam trains with Joem from 1977 to 1979. The ... [Mark Bartlett]

Dewsbury and Ossett Tramways

The boarded up former Dewsbury and Ossett Tramways tram shed off Church Street, Ossett, in July 2011. The trackbed is still discernible down through the yard entering from the right and curving round to enter the two road tram shed, only the left section of which is visible. The building ... [David Pesterfield]

List of locations in this area

Ardsley Ardsley South 

Bradford Exchange Bradford Interchange 

Calder Grove Caphouse Colliery Cleckheaton 


Hambleton South Junction 

Low Moor 

Ossett Outwood 

Plates, signs and notices 

Wakefield Westgate Wrenthorpe Yard 

York Layerthorpe