Chester and Birkenhead Railway






Dates

09/07/1847Chester and Birkenhead Railway
Chester and Birkenhead Railway merged with the Birkenhead, Lancashire and Cheshire Junction Railway to form the new Birkenhead, Lancashire and Cheshire Junction Railway.

Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Chester to Birkenhead



Bache (pronounced 'Baitch') is in north Chester and the last stop before the terminus. A service from Liverpool stops on 29/06/2016. ...
David Panton 29/06/2016
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An Ellesmere Port service calls at Hooton on 29/06/2016. ...
David Panton 29/06/2016
GWR Castle Class hauled expresses from Birkenhead to Paddington once called at Hooton's platforms. These days the 3rd rail motive power is ...
Mark Bartlett 16/11/2015
The platform on the right is - not a platform. The one on the left is numbered 1 - but not in regular use. Platforms 2 and 3, out of shot, do all the ...
David Panton 29/06/2016
Once a busy station on the four track main line to Birkenhead Woodside, Hooton later went into decline. However electrification in 1985, subsequently ...
Mark Bartlett 16/11/2015
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I stopped because I liked the name, and made a new friend, currently licking his paws. ...
David Panton 29/06/2016
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Port Sunlight station at platform level is basic and functional compared to the street level booking office See image 34644. From the platforms, ...
Mark Bartlett 24/06/2011
The rustic looking station at Port Sunlight, opened in 1925 in a style very much in keeping with the garden village that it serves. The booking ...
Mark Bartlett 24/06/2011
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Merseyrail EMU 508120 leaves Bebington for Liverpool. With six trains an hour in each direction it is easy to forget that this line was only ...
Mark Bartlett 24/06/2011
Like its neighbouring station of Port Sunlight, Bebington is a little non-descript at platform level See image 34750 but the street level ...
Mark Bartlett 24/06/2011
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A view towards Birkenhead from the footbridge access to the Chester platform at Rock Ferry. On the far left are the bay platforms, now used for ...
Mark Bartlett 16/11/2015
Rock Ferry was the station where Mersey Railway services terminated, in two bay platforms, and passengers transferred to main line services to ...
Mark Bartlett 16/11/2015
Rock Ferry station on 29/06/2016, with the little-used bay platforms in the foreground. ...
David Panton 29/06/2016
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View south through the short tunnel, from the Liverpool platform at Green Lane, as 507010 climbs the 1:35 gradient to take it up to the level of the ...
Mark Bartlett 16/11/2015
Subterranean Green Lane, partially open to the elements, looking towards Rock Ferry. The brick vaulting between the girders appears to have once ...
Mark Bartlett 16/11/2015
A deceptive station building. Although a railway line runs directly behind Green Lane station (see bridge on left of picture) those are the now closed ...
Mark Bartlett 16/11/2015
A most remarkable location. Green Lane is on the Mersey Railway between Birkenhead Central and Rock Ferry. It is subterranean but partially open to ...
Mark Bartlett 16/11/2015
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