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Manchester (Victoria), Newtown No.1 to Stalybridge No.2 (Western lines)

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
[Manchester Oldham Rd.] Collyhurst St. to Miles Platting [Littleborough] 04.07.1839
[Manchester Victoria] Newtown No. 1 to Miles Platting 01.01.1844
Miles Platting to Ashton Charlestown 13.04.1846
Ashton Charlestown to Stalybridge L&Y 05.10.1846
Connection to joint station at Stalybridge 01.08.1849
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 ↓↓ Newtown No.1
2 ↑↑ ↓↓ Newtown No.2 0m 384yds
3 ↑↑ ↓↓ Collyhurst St. 0m 725yds
4 # Miles Platting Station Junction 0m 449yds o. 01.01.1844 c. 27.05.1995
5 ↓↓ Ashton Branch Sidings 0m 368yds
6 Philips Park No.1 0m 497yds
7 # Park Station Junction (Map) 0m 503yds o. 13.04.1846 c. 27.05.1995
8 ↕↕↑ Baguley Fold Junction 0m 605yds
9 # Clayton Bridge Station (Map) 0m 1407yds c. 07.10.1968
10 # Droylsden Station Junction (Map) 1m 548yds URS 82
DRS 82
c. 07.10.1968
11 Ashton Moss North Junction 1m 91yds
12 O.A. & G.B. Junction 0m 698yds
13 Ashton (Charlestown) West 0m 481yds
14 # Ashton (Charlestown) East (Map) 0m 394yds
# Stalybridge (1st) c. 2.04.1917
15 Stalybridge No.2 (Western lines) (2nd) 1m 187yds


Railways around Stalybridge and the famous Stalybridge Station buffet bar.