SD9002 : Hollinwood signalbox 1978

taken 40 years ago, near to Failsworth, Oldham, Great Britain

Hollinwood signalbox 1978
Hollinwood signalbox 1978
The signalbox was situated on the Manchester-bound platform. Until the 1970s goods lines ran behind the box into a coal and general goods yard situated north of Hollinwood Avenue. By 1978, the box was only opened in rush hours to increase line capacity between Oldham and Thorpes Bridge Junction (Newton Heath). The box has since been demolished.
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Date Taken
1978   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 22 May, 2008
Category
Signal box   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 903 026 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.2258N 2:8.8209W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 903 026
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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