SD6808 : Ladybridge Lane looking towards Bolton

taken 13 years ago, near to Lostock Junction, Bolton, Great Britain

Ladybridge Lane looking towards Bolton
Ladybridge Lane looking towards Bolton
This is a busy section of railway on the approach to Bolton. The train is a Northern Rail Class 142 "Pacer" working the 14:52 Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Victoria service. At one time there were four parallel lines of track here. With the run down of the railway system in the 1960s and 70s the "slow" lines were removed. In the early 1990s a modern colour light signalling system was installed, centrally controlled from Manchester. This now enables a quite intensive train service to be operate on the remaining two tracks.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 8 September, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 June, 2008
Category
Railway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 687 088 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.5240N 2:28.4136W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 686 088
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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