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Patricroft, Eccles Junction to Hindley Green, Scowcroft’s Sidings

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
Eccles Junction to Scowcroft’s Sdgs. [Springs Branch No.1] 01.09.1864
Tyldesley No. 2 to Scowcroft’s Sdgs. [Springs Branch No.1] 01.01.1968 (P)
Eccles Jn to Tyldesley No. 2 [Kenyon Junction] 03.05.1969 (A)
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 Eccles Junction
2 Patricroft Sidings (Signals goods lines only) 0m 186yds
3 Monton Green Station (Map) 0m 913yds c. 5.5.1969
Worsley Station (Map) c. 5.5.1969
4 Sanderson’s Sidings 1m 437yds
5 Roe Green Junction 0m 756yds DRS 44
6 Ellenbrook Station (Map) 1m 952yds c. 2.1.1961
7 Hough Lane 1m 763yds
8 Tyldesley No. 1 (Map) 0m 917yds c. 5.5.1969
9 Tyldesley No.2 0m 513yds
10 Chanter’s Siding 0m 1597yds
Howe Bridge (Map) c. 20.7.1959
11 Howe Bridge East Junction 0m 1000yds
12 Howe Bridge West Junction 0m 730yds
Hindley Green Station (Western lines) (Map) c. 1.5.1961
13 Scowcroft’s Sidings 1m 1647yds