Middleton Railway, Leeds :: Shared Description

The Middleton railway was established by an Act of Parliament in 1758. The Middleton Railway can claim to be the oldest railway in the world. The first successful, revenue earning, steam locomotives also entered service there in 1812. The railway remained in service until 1968 when Middleton Broom pit closed. The Middleton railway line never closed. It was taken over in 1960 to become the first standard gauge railway to be taken over by volunteers.

[text taken from the caption to PhillD's photos on this site],
by Stephen Craven
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SE3031 : The Engine House, Middleton by Stephen Craven
SE3030 : Middleton Railway: inside the loco shed by Stephen Craven
SE3029 : Park Halt by DS Pugh
SE3029 : Middleton Railway: running round at Park Halt by Stephen Craven
SE3030 : Middleton Railway: platform shelter at Moor Road by Stephen Craven
SE3030 : Footpath beside the Middleton Railway by DS Pugh
SE3030 : Middleton Railway: extending the engine house by Stephen Craven
SE3031 : Picton gets a roof by Stephen Craven
SE3030 : Middleton Railway: anniversary plaque by Stephen Craven
SE3030 : Middleton Railway passing the South Leeds Stadium complex by Alan Murray-Rust
SE3030 : Middleton Railway: coal bunker by Stephen Craven
SE3030 : Middleton Railway south from John Charles Approach by Stephen Craven
SE3030 : Retro freight train at the Middleton Railway by Stephen Craven
SE3029 : Park Halt by Stephen Craven
SE3029 : Middleton Railway: waiting for the coupling by Stephen Craven
SE3031 : Rusty steam loco, Middleton Railway by Stephen Craven
SE3030 : The Dartmouth Branch by Adrian Taylor
SE3031 : Rusty loco behind Moor Road station by Stephen Craven
SE3031 : Man with a red flag at the Middleton Railway by Stephen Craven
SE3031 : Sheds at Middleton Railway by DS Pugh
SE3030 : Middleton Railway: view towards tunnel by Stephen Craven
SE3030 : South of Hunslet Moor Station by DS Pugh
SE3030 : Tracks outside Moor Road station by Stephen Craven
SE3030 : Beware of trains by Stephen Craven
SE3031 : Between the sheds by Stephen Craven

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Created: Sun, 1 May 2016, Updated: Sun, 1 May 2016

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