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Howe Bridge West Junction to Springs Branch No. 1

Section of Line Opened Closed Notes
[Eccles] Howe Bridge West Junction to Springs Branch No.1 01.09.1864
[Tyldesley No. 2] Howe Bridge West Junction to Springs Branch No.1 01.01.1868 (P)
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 - Howe Bridge West Junction (Central Lines) -
Hindley Green Station
2 Scowcroft's Sidings 1m 1647yds
3 ? Bickershaw Junction 0m 690yds
Platt Bridge Station
4 Platt Bridge Junction1 1m 635yds
5 Crompton's Siding 0m 595yds
6 - Springs Branch No. 1 0m 197yds

1. Platt Bridge Junction also controlled the Springs Branch, Bamfurlong Junction to Coppull, Standish Junction (via Whelley Junction) line where it crossed this route. There was no physical connection between the two routes.

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