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 Loop - Thorpes Bridge Junction & Newton Heath TMD

Thorpes Bridge Junction Signal Box. © Copyright Chris Bruce

Thorpes Bridge Junction Signal Box. © Copyright Chris Bruce

The then new Thorpes Bridge Junction pota cabin signal box next to the L & Y original. Between them is Newton Heath TMD and the Dean Lane cement terminal, visited by pairs of class 20's with vacuum braked ICI hoppers from the Buxton area. © Copyright Chris Bruce

A rather poor photo of 25034 at Thorpes Bridge junction on an engineers train. Copyright Chris Bruce 2017


Another poor photograph, this time of 31282 at Thorpes Bridge. Copyright Chris Bruce

25048 stabled on Newton Heath TMD. Copyright Chris Bruce

25912 Tamworth Castle on Newton Heath TMD. Copyright Chris Bruce

31409 at Newton Heath TMD. Copyright Chris Bruce

25048 & 31409 at Newton Heath TMD. Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

A poor quality shot of 40160 & 40168 stood in front of Newton Heath TMD. Taken from the football pitch which was used by the team that eventually became Manchester United. Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

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