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Manchester (Victoria) East Junction to Liverpol (Exchange) No.2

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
Salford to Windsor Bridge No. 3 [Bolton] 29.5.1838 Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal Navigation and Railway
Manchester Victoria to Deal Street [Ordsall Lane No. 2] 04.05.1844
Windsor Bridge to Swinton 13.06.1887 (G)
Swinton to Atherton 02.07.1888 (G)
Atherton to Crow Nest Junction 01.10.1888 (G)
Windsor Bridge to Crow Nest Junction 01.06.1889 (P)
[Lostock Junction] Crow Nest Junction to Liverpool (Gt. Howard St.) 20.11.1848
Liverpool Exchange Junction to Liverpool Exchange 13.05.1850
Manchester Victoria to Salford 01.08.1865
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 75 m.p.h.
1 - ↓↓↓↓ Manchester (Victoria) East Junction (Map) -
2 ↑↑↑↑ ↓↓↓↓↓ # Manchester (Victoria) West Junction 0m 402yds
        # Manchester (Exchange) Station      
3 ↑↑↑↑ ↓↓ Deal Street 0m 498yds
4 ↑↑ ↓↓↓ # Salford Station (Map) 0m 687yds
5 ? ↓↓↓ Oldfield Road (Signals goods lines only) 0m 530yds
6 ↑↕ ↓↓↓ Windsor Bridge No.1 (Does not signal "Up and down" goods line) 0m 58yds
7 ↑↑ ↓↓↓ Hope Street (Signals "Up and Down" goods line only) 0m 580yds
8 ? ↑↑ ↓↓↓ Windsor Bridge No.2 (Signals slow and goods lines only) 0m 286yds
        # Salford Crescent Station      
9 ↑↑↑ ↓↓ Windsor Bridge No.3 0m 358yds
10 ↑↑ ↓↓ # Pendleton (Broad Street) Station (Map) 0m 676yds
11 ↑↑ ↓↓↓↓ # Irlam (Map) 0m 900yds
12 ↑↑↑ ↓↓ Brindle Heath Down Sidings (Signals down goods lines only)
13 ↓↓ Brindle Heath Jn (Signals slow and goods lines only) 0m 551yds
14 ↑↑ ↓↓ # Pendlebury Station (Map) 1m 510yds
15 ↑↑ ↓↓ # Swinton Station (Map) 0m 1088yds
16 ↑↑ ↓↓ Swinton Goods Yard 0m 718yds
17 ↑↑ ↓↓ # Moorside & Wardley Station (Map) 0m 1017yds
18 ↑↑ ↓↓ Walkden (High Level) Station (Map) 1m 867yds
19 ↑↑ ↓↓ Ellesmere Sdg. 0m 1131yds
20 ↑↑ ↓↓ Peel Hall 1m 605yds
# Atherton Central Station (Map)
       # Hag Fold      
       # Daisy Hill      
21 ↑↑ ↓↓ Atherton Central Goods Yard 1m 1460yds DRS 43*
URS 33*
* One siding (Down side)
22 ↑↑ ↓↓ Dobbs Brow Junction 2m 525yds DRS 42
23 ↑↑ ↓↓ Crow Nest Junction 1m 284yds
24 ↑↑ ↓↓ Hindley North No.1 0m 1073yds
25 ↑↑ ↓↓ # Hindley North No.2 (Map) 0m 534yds
26 ↑↑ Hindley North No.3 0m 990yds
27 # Ince Station (Map) 0m 1272yds
28 Wigan No.1 0m 1053yds
        Wigan L&Y (1st)      
29 # Wallgate (Map) 0m 1094yds UPL
DPL
        # Wigan L&Y (2nd)      
        # Wigan Darlington Street      
30 Pemberton Junction (Map) 1m 931yds DRS 29
31 Winstanley Colliery 0m 1267yds
32 Orrel East 0m 1532yds
33 # Orrel West (Map) 0m 972yds
34 Ditton Brook Sidings 1m 1218yds
35 Holland Moss 0m 1304yds
36 # Rainford Junction Junction (Map) 0m 1282yds
        Rainford Junction (1st)      
37 Rainford Junction Colliery 1m 355yds
38 Simonswood 1m 1129yds
39 Dale Lane 0m 1486yds
40 # Kirkby Station (Map) 1m 313yds DRS 55
41 ? Fazakerley Sidings East 1m 16yds
42 ↓↓ Fazakerley Junction 0m 520yds
43 ↑↑ # Fazakerley Station (Map) 0m 832yds
44 Hartley's Sdg. 1m 302yds
45 ↓↓ # Walton Junction Station (Map) 0m 1105yds
46 ↑↑ ↓↓↓ Kirkdale East 1m 42yds
47 ↓↓↓ Kirkdale West 0m 278yds
48 ↓↓↓ Sandhills No.2 0m 535yds
49 ↓↓ Sandhills No.1 0m 509yds
50 ? ↑↑ ↓↓ Liverpool Exchange Junction 0m 1742yds
51 ↑↑ ↓↓ Liverpool Exchange No.1 0m 624yds
52 --- ↑↑ - # Liverpool Exchange No.2 (Map) 0m 237yds c. 30.04.1977