Highbury Rd Bridge was constructed around the 1930's after the previous Gilletts Farm Crossing Halt or Gilletts Crossing St Annes became unsuitable for the level of rail traffic boosted by a connection from Lytham to Kirkham a few years before.
Has the axe fallen sooner for this signal box? Joining the fate of it’s sisters across this area, to be demolished before times out?
The sky may of been gloomy but this event and the future of Blackpool is Bright!
As of now, Blackpool's Talbot Road is open for traffic and all is looking well.
The railway between Preston and Blackpool was back to normal running on Sunday after seven weeks of work to improve drainage.
Blackpool and Fleetwood Tramroad Box Car 40 built in 1914 by Untied Electric Car Co of Preston.
Passengers and residents in Lytham St Annes are being reminded of changes to rail services as a result of bridge work in the town.
Over 30 members and supporters crammed into the Community Room on Bolton Station’s Platform 5 for the second annual general meeting of Bolton Station Community Development Partnership on February 14th.
Super news, fizzy trains under the wires now running passenger services along phase 4 or to you and I the Bolton Corridor! Huge thanks #theGNRP for inviting me along today to film this great occasion and interview some of the main players in getting this phase complete.
It started in Newport 222 miles away with a class 68 to Chaddeston Yard then to be pulled by a class 37 (37069 & 37218) on it’s way via many stations like Bristol, Cheltenham, Birmingham, Derby, Crew and on to Blackburn for a loco swap.