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Bolton (Trinity Street) West to Hellifield South Junction

Stations are indicated by an '#' symbol prior to the place name. Signal boxes are indicated by numbers in the left hand column.  Location names are as shown in the 1960 Sectional Appendix and may be different from the station name.

Section of Line Opened Closed Notes
Sough to Blackburn 03.08.1847
Bolton to Sough 12.06.1848
Blackburn to Daisyfield Junction [Accrington] 19.06.1848
Daisyfield Jn. to Chatburn 22.06.1850
Horrocksford Branch 22.06.1850
Catburn to Gisburn 02.06.1879
Gisburn to Hellifield 01.06.1880
Diasyfield Junction to Hellifield 10.09.1962 (P)
Daisyfield Junction to Hellifield 29.05.1994 (P)* *Services between Clitheroe and Hellifield only operate on Summer Sundays.
Junctions and other features Running Lines Stations, Signal Boxes and Junctions Distance from Signal Box above Loops and Refuge Sidings Notes
Up Down
Maximum permissible speed 60 m.p.h.
1 - Bolton (Trinity Street) West -
2 Bradshawgate 0m 434yds
3 Craddock Lane Goods 0m 557yds
4 Astley Bridge Junction 0m 407yds
# Hall i' th' Wood Station o. 29.09.1986
5 # The Oaks (Map) 1m 900yds DPL 54
UPL 55
o. 00.01.1850 c. 06.11.1950
6 # Bromley Cross Station (Map) 0m 931yds URS 100 o. 1845
King William Goods
7 # Turton and Edgworth Station (Map) 1m 1147yds o. 12.06.1848 c. 06.02.1961
8 ↓↓ # Entwistle Station (Map) 1m 629yds
# Whittlestone Head Station c. 01.08.1848
9 ↑↑ Waltons Sdg. 0m 1453yds
10 # Spring Vale Station (Map) 2m 270yds o. 1872 c. 05.08.1958
11 Spring Vale North 0m 467yds
12 Darwen No. 1 0m 1132yds
13 # Darwen No. 2 0m 354yds Darwen Station (Map)
14 Darwen No. 3 0m 443yds
Hollins Goods c. 25.03.1968
15 Hoddlesden Junction 0m 667yds
16 # Lower Darwen Station (Map) 1m 41yds DRS 49*
URS 33*
*One siding (Up side) c. 03.11.1958
17 Lower Darwen Engine Shed 0m 1029yds
18 ↓↓ # Bolton Branch Junction 0m 1633yds Bolton Road Station c. 00.00.1859
19 ↑↑ ↓↓ Bolton Junction 0m 634yds
20 ↑↑ ↓↓↓ # Blackburn West 0m 397yds Blackburn Station (Map)
21 ↑↑↑ Blackburn East 0m 498yds
22 Daisyfield Junction 0m 795yds
23 # Daisyfield Station (Map) 0m 359yds o.1872 c. 03.11.1958
# Ramsgreave & Wilpshire Station o. 00.05.1994
24 Wilpshire -
25 # Wilpshire Station (Map) 2m 193yds c. 10.09.1962
26 # Langho Station (Map) 2m 521yds URS 37 c. 07.05.1956 ro. 00.05.1994
27 # Whalley Station (Map) 2m 249yds URS 47 c. 10.09.1962 ro. 00.05.1994
28 Low Moor Siding 3m 87yds
# Clitheroe Station (1st) c. 1893 - 4
29 # Clitheroe Station (2nd) (Map) 0m 498yds c. 10.09.1962 ro 29.05.1994
30 Horrocksford Junction 0m 874yds
31 Bankfield Siding 0m 1716yds
# Chatburn Station (1st) c. 00.12.1876
32 # Chatburn Station (2nd) (Map) 0m 564yds c. 10.09.1962
33 # Rimington Station (Map) 2m 1310yds DRS 50 c. 07.07.1958
34 # Gisburn Station (Map) 2m 919yds DRS 44*
URS 24*
* One siding (Up side) c. 10.09.1962
35 # Newsholme Station (Map) 2m 114yds c. 06.08.1957
36 - Hellifield South Junction 4m 694yds

Notes

Trains between Clitheroe and Hellifield run only on summer Sundays and are limited.

Links

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