SJ3992 : Former West Derby station (2)

taken 4 years ago, near to West Derby, Liverpool, Great Britain

Former West Derby station (2)
Former West Derby station (2)
West Derby was the principal intermediate station on the Liverpool Extension line between Aintree and Hunts Cross. The platforms are still visible.
Liverpool Extension Line (NCN62)

Opened in 1879/80 by the Cheshire Lines Committee, this important freight artery ran from Hunts Cross on the Liverpool to Manchester line northwards to Aintree, where it met lines from various directions. Although principally a freight line, there was some local passenger traffic and it also served as a useful route for charter trains to Aintree race course.

The line closed in 1975, and since the 1980s it has formed part of Sustrans' National Cycle Network route 62 (Fleetwood to Selby).

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SJ3992, 23 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 4 November, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 7 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Paths  Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3951 9280 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.7101N 2:54.7104W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3949 9282
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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