Chadderton Goods Branch

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 Mumps Signal Box & Signalling

A few photos of the various signals that have been arround Oldham Mumps.

 Mumps Signal Box after closure. Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

 Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

The ground floor of Mumps Signal Box, after closure and after the midnight scrap metal men had visited. Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Upstairs in Mumps Signal Box after closure and a few other visitors. Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Semaphore on the Rochdale platform with two more on Mumps bridge. Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

The colour light replacement controlling trains to Rochdale.  Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

A different aspect to OM23.  Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

 Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

The Manchester platform semaphore with Mumps Signal Box in the background. The area to the left used to be the railway sidings and yards.  Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Signal OM18 (left) controlled departures to Manchester from the normal platform. Signal OM20 (right) controlled anything reversing from teh Rochdale platform back towards Manchester.  Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

OM20 controlling trains reversing wrong line towards Manchester.  Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

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