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Blackburn, Daisyfield Junction to Accrington North (Including Accrington West to South)

Stations are indicated by an ‘#’ symbol prior to the place name. Signal boxes are indicated by numbers in the left hand column.  Location names are as shown in the 1960 Sectional Appendix and may be different from the station name.

Section of Line Opened Closed Notes
[Blackburn] Daisyfield Junction to Accrington 19.06.1848
Accrington West to Accrington South 17.08.1848
Accrington West to Accrington South 05.12.1966
Junctions and other features Running Lines Stations, Signal Boxes and Junctions Distance from Signal Box above Loops and Refuge Sidings Notes
Up Down
Maximum permissible speed 75 m.p.h.
1 Daisyfield Junction
2 Great Harwood Junction 0m 889yds
3 Whitebirk West 0m 643yds
4 Whitebirk East 0m 640yds
5 # Rishton Station (Map) 1 0m 1718yds o. 19.06.1848
6 Aspen Colliery 1m 427yds
# Church & Oswaldtwistle (Map)
7 ↓↓ Church East 0m 1030yds
8 Exchange Sdgs (Signals for down goods lines only)
9 Accrington West 0m 860yds
10 # Accrington North (Map) 0m 397yds o. 19.06.1848

1 * Accrington West * Accrington West to Accrington South is Up
2 Accrington South 0m 492yds

1. Wikipedia says that there have been two stations at Rishton, the first having closed in 1852 when the new one opened. I have not found any other reference to this though.