Chadderton Goods Branch
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NEWS & UPDATES - 24/06/2017 Links to youtube videos added for Chadderton Goods BR trains on the branch and Middleton Junction & Vitriol Works. Also added to Oldham Loop section for trips around the branch. 21/05/2017. Photos added to Royton Junction & Bullcote Lane / Heyside. 07/05/2017 Oldham Mumps goods sheds updated and a couple of photos added to Trains at Oldham Mumps. 05/05/2017 Photos added to Newton Heath Depot and Trains at Oldham Mumps. 24/04/2017 Oldham Mumps Station section updated in Oldham Loop. 15/04/2017 Oldham Loops Phots of Hollinwood & Oldham Werneth updated. 14/04/2017. Photos of the present day Chadderton Goods branch added to the "Then & Now" and "BR trains on the line" section. 10/03/2017 Photo of 8F railtour to Chadderton Goods added as well as more photos around Chadderton Junction.

Oldham Loop - Failsworth

Station sign on the Manchester bound platform. © Copyright Chris Bruce

When you catch a train. © Chris Bruce 2017

Manchester bound station entrance to Failsworth. © Chris Bruce 2017

Failsworth station entrance for Mancester trains. © Chris Bruce 2017

The access to the Manchester bound platform. On the left is the bricked up subway to the Oldham platform. © Chris Bruce 2017

The view from the Manchester bound platform looking towards Hollinwood & Oldham, showing the shortened platforms. © Chris Bruce 2017

Look towards Dean Lane from the Manchester bound platform at Failsworth. © Chris Bruce 2017

Failsworth's Manchester bound "facilities". © Chris Bruce 2017

Another view of the Manchester bound platform. © Chris Bruce 2017

A view along the truncated Manchester bound platform. © Chris Bruce 2017

The remaining clue to a former subway. © Chris Bruce 2017

A general view of Failsworth station looking towards Dean Lane and Manchester. © Chris Bruce 2017

A view down the steps from teh Oldham bound platform. Passenger would have gone left under the track and into the station booking office. © Chris Bruce 2017

A view of the bricked up subway and the replacement exit off to the right. © Chris Bruce 2017

Looking back up the step to the Oldham bound platform. © Chris Bruce 2017

The Oldham bound entrance to Failsworth station. © Chris Bruce 2017

Looking towards the Oldham bound entrance of Failsworth station. © Chris Bruce 2017

142012 heads towards Hollinwood and Oldham. © Chris Bruce 2017

142044 heads to Rochdale via Oldham at Failsworth. © Chris Bruce 2017

150148 approaches Failsworth heading for Manchester Victoria. Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Underpass between Failsworth and Hollinwood.  © Chris Bruce 2017

A closer view of the underpass between Failsworth and Hollinwood.  © Chris Bruce 2017

The underpass looking in the opposite direction.  © Chris Bruce 2017

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