SJ9199 : Droylsden Station Junction

taken 48 years ago, near to Droylsden, Tameside, Great Britain

Droylsden Station Junction
Droylsden Station Junction
The former rail junction at Droylsden Station. The path of the dismantled route to Audenshaw and Denton, branching off to the right, can still be seen clearly. The station itself had closed three years earlier, in 1968. Looking at the satellite image on Google Maps, there appears to be very little evidence of the station or junction remaining although the main Manchester-Huddersfield line is still in operation*. The footbridge, from where this picture was taken, has also gone.

*See John Topping’s photo of the junction taken in 2010 SJ9199 : Droylsden Station Junction.
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SJ9199, 69 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
April 1971   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 9 December, 2010
Category
Railways > Railway junction (former)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 91114 99199 [1m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.3655N 2:8.1236W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9103 9922
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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