Burnley to Manchester fast train link debate [Lancaster Guardian]





Date: 14/10/2009

BURNLEY MP Kitty Ussher has secured a parliamentary debate on the need for a fast train link from Burnley to Manchester via the Todmorden curve. [From Mark Bartlett]


External links

Burnley to Manchester fast train link - Parliament to debate Todmorden Curve

Lancaster Guardian item

BURNLEY MP Kitty Ussher has secured a parliamentary debate on the need for a fast train link from Burnley to Manchester via the Todmorden curve.

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An East Lancashire shadow of its former self. Although Burnley Central is still staffed, it is an ugly 1960's building. The down platform has gone as have the once extensive goods and parcels facilities on the down side, now covered by modern retail outlets. 142013 is on a Colne to Blackpool South service.
Location: Burnley Central
Company: East Lancashire Railway
16/04/2009 Mark Bartlett
Wide shot of 76079 and 45407 approaching Todmorden on 29 March with The Tin Bath railtour. The rear of the train is just leaving Horsfall Tunnel.
Location: Todmorden
Company: Manchester and Leeds Railway
29/03/2009 John McIntyre
Todmorden looking east on a quiet Sunday.
Location: Todmorden
Company: Manchester and Leeds Railway
10/09/2006 Ewan Crawford