SD8010 : Bury (Bolton Street) Station

taken 54 years ago, near to Fishpool, Bury, Great Britain

Bury (Bolton Street) Station
Bury (Bolton Street) Station
View northward, towards Ramsbottom, Accrington, Burnley and Colne; ex-Lancashire & Yorkshire, Manchester (Victoria) via Clifton Junction and via Prestwich, also from Rochdale, to Colne (East Lancashire) main line; also formerly the branch to Holcombe Brook. Electrification began with the Holcombe Brook branch in 7/13, then the line from Manchester via Prestwich was electrified in 4/16. The Holcombe Brook branch was de-electrified from 24/3/51 and closed to passengers 5/5/52, to goods on 2/5/60; Ramsbottom - Accrington was closed on 5/12/66; Bury - Ramsbottom closed 2/6/72, but was reopened by the heritage East Lancashire Railway in 1987 with Bury Bolton St. as their headquarters. Bolton Street station was closed on 17/3/80, when Bury Interchange was opened as terminus of the electric services from Manchester, more recently (4/92) of the Manchester Metrolink.
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Date Taken
20 August 1963   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 July, 2010
Category
Railway station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 802 107 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:35.5608N 2:18.0096W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 802 107
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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