SD9311 : New Hey station, Lancashire

taken 49 years ago, near to Newhey, Rochdale, Great Britain

New Hey station, Lancashire
New Hey station, Lancashire
You can hardly believe it, can you? Back in 1968, when this photograph was taken, there were station buildings including toilets, waiting rooms and a booking office, there were station staff, and two lines for the trains, one for each direction. It did not last long. Although this station remains open, it now just has a single line with one platform, a bus shelter and no staff. But improvement is on its way, as it will soon become part of Manchester's Metrolink tram system, with a frequent service linking to Rochdale in one direction, and Oldham and Manchester in the other.
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SD9311, 157 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
31 July 1968   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 21 February, 2007
Category
Railway station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 938 115 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:36.0503N 2:5.6825W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 937 116
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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