Chadderton Goods Branch

NEWS & UPDATES - 14/10/2018 Miles Platting, Thorpes Bridge Junction & Dean Lane are now visible again. I have added a couple more photos of Thorpes Bridge and the post L&Y/Porta Cabin Signal Boxes. 16/07/2018 Due to someone ignoring the copyright symbol, and not bothering to ask if it is okay to repost the photographs on the site, I have temporarily removed them photos for now. They will be visible again once I have updated them. Sorry for the inconvenience I hope they will be back up soon. Just to make it clear all content on the website is © copyright of the persons named. All rights are reserved by the persons named. If you want to post the photographs in your website or Facebook group etc, please ask permission first. It's common courtesy.

Oldham Loop - Dean Lane & GMC Refuse Siding.

Dean Lane station sign at the top of the Oldham bound platform. © Copyright Chris Bruce

The view form Dean lane on the Oldham bound platform looking towards Oldham. © Copyright Chris Bruce

Signals at the Oldham end of Dean Lane station. © Copyright Chris Bruce

The entrance to the Manchester bound platform from Dean Lane. © Copyright Chris Bruce

The Manchester bound platform and entrance signs. © Copyright Chris Bruce

The Manchester bound platform shelter. © Copyright Chris Bruce

Signals at the Oldham end of Dean Lane station from the Manchester Bound platform. © Copyright Chris Bruce

A 180 DMU on Newton Heath seen through Dean Lane bridge. © Copyright Chris Bruce

One of the few remaining station signs at Dean Lane shortly before closure.  © Copyright Chris Bruce

The post of many signs. © Copyright Chris Bruce

Go the long way around. © Copyright Chris Bruce

142058 passing under Dean Lane. © Copyright Chris Bruce

142058 calling at Dean Lane with a Manchester Victoria to Shaw & Crompton service. © Copyright Chris Bruce

A 142 flashes through Dean Lane with a limited stop Rochdale to Manchester Victoria via Oldham. © Copyright Chris Bruce

150148 about to depart Dean Lane for Manchester Victoria. Copyright Chris Bruce 2017

66618 at the GMC refuse site, one year after the closure of the Oldham Loop. 03/10/2010. © Copyright Chris Bruce

66618 awaiting departure. 03/10/2010. © Copyright Chris Bruce

66618 at Reliance Street on the remains of the Oldham Loop. 03/10/2010. © Copyright Chris Bruce

End of the line. As far as the Oldham Loop now goes. © Copyright Chris Bruce

End of the line seen from Hardman Street. © Copyright Chris Bruce

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