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The Micklehurst Loop diverged from the original Huddersfield-Manchester line a short distance east of Stalybridge station, entered Stalybridge New Tunnel ...

Saddleworth Section

The route of the Micklehurst Loop is now overgrown in places. (picture: Worthing Wanderer)

Looking south-east across Mossley town centre c1910 towards Micklehurst goods station. The goods warehouse can be seen in the distance towards the ...

Approaching Mossley

Micklehurst Loop Stalybridge - Diggle

Former Chute

The old line is on the left, the canal in the centre and the loop line to the right. The goods shed, and part of the coal conveyor, are still present today.

Uppermill Viaduct

At the Eastern end of the tunnel was the Tame Viaduct; this crossed three roads, the Huddersfield Narrow Canal and the River Tame. Known as Bridge No.3, ...

An aerial view of Mossley Gasworks circa 1951. Early in the LMS era Mossley Gas Works became an important user of the Micklehurst Loop.

Start of the Trail

Mossley Station

Uppermill goods station, looking north-west from near Ballgrove. This view (circa 1905) highlights the goods warehouse, a commodious structure in ...

Cemetery Road tram stop

Broadbottom railway station

It is constructed of the sombre blue engineering brick used by the LNWR for most of the major structures of the Micklehurst Loop ...

Looking north across Uppermill Viaduct (here titled 'Dobcross Viaduct') in 1921. The up (southbound) train leaving Saddleworth station is hauled by a ' ...

Approaching Greenfield

Although not perfect the western Tame option would however probably be cheaper than the east Tame option – a cutoff tunnel running from west of Ashton under ...

Another Look at the Canal

Bridge Parapet

Remains of Engine Shed

A recent aerial view of Staley & Millbrook station: north is towards the top of the image. The course of the Micklehurst Loop railway curves from south to ...

Scout Tunnel

Fallowfield Loop railway line

Mossley National Rail

Fallowfield Station.jpg

The Reshaping of our Railways: 1. Before Beeching

Mossley West railway station

Project Light Rail[edit]

Local train approaching Ashton (Charlestown) Station in 1951

Roaches Lock Inn: View from outside area Huddersfield canal is just behing the wall)

Erith Station

on the former Micklehurst loop. The other end is buried.

Oldham Werneth railway station in 1988.jpg

Pennine Blue

The light rail demonstration at Debdale Park in March 1987

These sidings also had four coal tippers supplying a local yard for the Grove Road Spinning Mill. The Micklehurst loop ...

Facilities[edit]

History[edit]

Recent developments[edit]

Hyde Road railway station

Stalybridge Station

The Reshaping of our Railways: 6. Exordium and Bus/Rail Terminus

This is Scout tunnel South/West portal, Scout tunnel is 616 ft (205 yds) long and is carved out of solid rock.

Ashton Moss tram stop

London LOOP section 2 Old Bexley - Petts Wood

Weymouth Harbour Tramway

All photos (3)

Whitelands Mill, Ashton-under-Lyne - geograph.org.uk - 1710523

MOSSLEY: New look

Making the Going Easy from Stalybridge: Comparisons Between 1972 and 2012 Rail Services

The loop is accessed from the south west after passing Stalybridge station, the approaches to which although recently improved involve curves that inhibit ...

This is the point where the Micklehurst loop railway crossed the canal and ran on the other side of the Tame valley to ...

Dukinfield Service Changes: Off-Peak Manchester Link Scrapped

Whenever I hadn't a camera with me I'd see something exotic in Oldham on one of the excursions. A long wait at Oldham Central station only got me this ' ...

Loring Hall

Eliminates every other train blocking the station throat on its way in and out unlike Bradford Interchange

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Tameside Pub Names and Meanings: Top Beer

(Above-Below) An unidentified Class 56 approached Standedge Tunnel with a heavy MGR train from the Yorkshire coalfied to Fiddlers Ferry Power Station.

Kennet and Avon Canal Section 10 Avoncliff to Bath

... 46 No 46038) eclipsing a Hull-Liverpool Trans-Pennine set at Diggle Junction. In the left background is Butterhouse Tunnel on the Micklehurst loop.

Erith Waterfront

Audenshaw tram stop

Droylsden tram stop

Looking south at Diggle circa 1910. In the background is the up fast platform, with a rake of LNWR coaches in the siding which passes underneath the booking ...

The junction with the former Midland Railway at St Werburgh's Rd; the cycle path is seen veering off left towards Fallowfield

There is very little documented about this place on the net at all.

Posted 9 years ago

There are two principal items of interest in Marple. This cinema (above) is one of just a handful of totally independent flea-pits in the country.

... of locally brewed ales and ciders are spread along the 12 hand-pump bar. This pub supports two fine breweries in the village, one situated in the back ...

Church Inn, Uppermill

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The RCTS 'Dalesman No.2' railtour is seen travelling west near Cornholme on 16 June 1968, hauled by 'Britannia' class No.70013 'Oliver Cromwell'.

The Micklehurst loop line that ran past here was closed to traffic on the 3rd October 1966. The short section of line between Millbrook sidings and ...

Map showing the location of Hindley and Platt Bridge passenger and good stations in the early 1900s

Litton Mill

The Micklehurst Loop diverged from the original Huddersfield-Manchester line a short distance east of Stalybridge station, entered Stalybridge New Tunnel ...

Saddleworth Section

The old line is on the left, the canal in the centre and the loop line to the right. The goods shed, and part of the coal conveyor, are still present today.

The route of the Micklehurst Loop is now overgrown in places. (picture: Worthing Wanderer)

Looking south-east across Mossley town centre c1910 towards Micklehurst goods station. The goods warehouse can be seen in the distance towards the ...

Approaching Mossley

Micklehurst Loop Stalybridge - Diggle

Former Chute

Uppermill Viaduct

At the Eastern end of the tunnel was the Tame Viaduct; this crossed three roads, the Huddersfield Narrow Canal and the River Tame. Known as Bridge No.3, ...

Uppermill goods station, looking north-west from near Ballgrove. This view (circa 1905) highlights the goods warehouse, a commodious structure in ...

An aerial view of Mossley Gasworks circa 1951. Early in the LMS era Mossley Gas Works became an important user of the Micklehurst Loop.

Start of the Trail

Mossley Station

Looking north across Uppermill Viaduct (here titled 'Dobcross Viaduct') in 1921. The up (southbound) train leaving Saddleworth station is hauled by a ' ...

A recent aerial view of Staley & Millbrook station: north is towards the top of the image. The course of the Micklehurst Loop railway curves from south to ...

Broadbottom railway station

It is constructed of the sombre blue engineering brick used by the LNWR for most of the major structures of the Micklehurst Loop ...

Bridge Parapet

Remains of Engine Shed

Another Look at the Canal

Although not perfect the western Tame option would however probably be cheaper than the east Tame option – a cutoff tunnel running from west of Ashton under ...

Fallowfield Loop railway line

Mossley National Rail

Fallowfield Station.jpg

Hyde Road railway station

Project Light Rail[edit]

Local train approaching Ashton (Charlestown) Station in 1951

The Reshaping of our Railways: 1. Before Beeching

Mossley West railway station

Roaches Lock Inn: View from outside area Huddersfield canal is just behing the wall)

Oldham Werneth railway station in 1988.jpg

Scout Tunnel

Erith Station

The light rail demonstration at Debdale Park in March 1987

Facilities[edit]

History[edit]

Pennine Blue

These sidings also had four coal tippers supplying a local yard for the Grove Road Spinning Mill. The Micklehurst loop ...

The loop is accessed from the south west after passing Stalybridge station, the approaches to which although recently improved involve curves that inhibit ...

Recent developments[edit]

on the former Micklehurst loop. The other end is buried.

Whitelands Mill, Ashton-under-Lyne - geograph.org.uk - 1710523

All photos (3)

Audenshaw tram stop

Cyclists on the Fallowfield Loop in September 2013

Kennet and Avon Canal Section 10 Avoncliff to Bath

London LOOP section 2 Old Bexley - Petts Wood

Weymouth Harbour Tramway

MOSSLEY: New look

This is Scout tunnel South/West portal, Scout tunnel is 616 ft (205 yds) long and is carved out of solid rock.

Author: grimalkingossip

The Reshaping of our Railways: 6. Exordium and Bus/Rail Terminus

Loring Hall

Droylsden tram stop

Making the Going Easy from Stalybridge: Comparisons Between 1972 and 2012 Rail Services

The junction with the former Midland Railway at St Werburgh's Rd; the cycle path is seen veering off left towards Fallowfield

Eliminates every other train blocking the station throat on its way in and out unlike Bradford Interchange

(Above-Below) An unidentified Class 56 approached Standedge Tunnel with a heavy MGR train from the Yorkshire coalfied to Fiddlers Ferry Power Station.

First TransPennine Class 185, 185150, Mossley railway station (geograph 4005256).jpg

On 16 June 1968 the RCTS 'Dalesman No.2' railtour is westbound on the viaduct at Lydgate, between the disused Stansfield Hall and Cornholme stations.

This is the point where the Micklehurst loop railway crossed the canal and ran on the other side of the Tame valley to ...

Ashton West tram stop

Rye and Camber Tramway Trail

... 46 No 46038) eclipsing a Hull-Liverpool Trans-Pennine set at Diggle Junction. In the left background is Butterhouse Tunnel on the Micklehurst loop.

Ray Mill, Stalybridge. June 2011.JPG

Worth Way Three Bridges - East Grinstead

Whenever I hadn't a camera with me I'd see something exotic in Oldham on one of the excursions. A long wait at Oldham Central station only got me this ' ...

Erith Waterfront

Ashton Moss tram stop

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Faversham Town Hall

There are two principal items of interest in Marple. This cinema (above) is one of just a handful of totally independent flea-pits in the country.

Guide Bridge station in 1967