Chadderton Goods Branch
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NEWS & UPDATES - 26/12/2017 A list of HBA / HEA wagons known to have visited Chadderon Goods has been added to the photo section "Wagon at Chadderton Goods". 26/11/2017 Photos added to Rochdale/New Hey & Shaw & Crompton.

Shaw & Crompton

Shaw & Crompton Railway Station.

The former goods yard, now the car park. Oldham Council only decided to extend the car parking after Metrolink so they could claim it was successful. It had needed extending for many years prior to that. © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Platform sign. © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

The Oldham and Manchester bound platform entrance. © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

The ticket office. © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

The Oldham & Manchester platform facilities looking towards New Hey.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

The Oldham & Manchester platform looking towards Royton Junction.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Information at the entrance to the Rochadale bound platform conveys the message of doom.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Both platform shelters.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

The Rochdale bound facilities.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Rochdale bound signage.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Fottbridge over the railway.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

LMS bridge number 39.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Nothing now remains of Shaw & Crompton station. © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Shaw Station signal box seen in 1989.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Shaw station signal box, framed by teh footbridge.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Shaw Station signal box seen from teh footbridge.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

THI peek inside from teh footbridge.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Looking through the window, the day after closure.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

THe day after closure and the crossing barriers are already removed.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

A couple of days after closure.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

The outer signal protecting the level cossing on the approach to Shaw & Crompton from Royton Junction.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

The starter signal for trains to Oldham & Manchester.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Signal SW4 controlling access to the single line to Rochdale or the turn back siding for trains heading back to Oldham & Manchester.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

More impending doom.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Bustitution, something Metrolink passengers have got used to.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

Doom and deadlines that wouldn't be met.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

The last timetable.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

It didn't take long for track lifting to start.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

142's at Shaw & Crompton in 2003.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

142027 crosses over from the turn back siding in 2003.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

A First North Western 142 at Shaw & Crompton in 2003.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

142's at Shaw & Crompton in 2003.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

The peg goes "off" as 142041 slowly approaches Shaw & Crompton.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

142041 passes Shaw Station signal box on the last day of service.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

142041 terminates at Shaw & Crompton on the last day of service.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

142041 in the turn back siding.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

142041 crossing over after a trip into the turn back siding.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

142041 about the head back towards Oldham & Manchester.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

142041 heads for Oldham & Manchester.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

142's pass at Shaw & Crompton.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

A 142 waiting to depart for Manchester Victoria.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

142051 with a Manchester Victoria to Rochdale via Oldham service.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

142009 deposits passenger before heading to Rochdale.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

150142 heads for the turn back siding.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

150223 in the turn back siding, seen from Beal Lane.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

150272 at Shaw & Crompton.  © Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

156428 enters Shaw & Crompton from Rochdale while a 142 waits in the turn back siding. Copyright and all rights reserved Chris Bruce 2017.

156441 crosses over onto the single line to Rochdale at Shaw & Crompton. Copyright and all rights reserved Chris Bruce 2017

156's pass at Shaw & Crompton.  Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

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