Chester and Birkenhead Railway

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Chester and Birkenhead Railway
Birkenhead Docks
Cathcart Street Goods
Birkenhead Monks Ferry
Birkenhead Woodside
Birkenhead Town
Birkenhead Grange Lane
Mersey Railway
to Liverpool
Tranmere
Rock Ferry
Rock Lane
Bebington
Port Sunlight
Spital
Bromborough
Hooton
Ledsham
Capenhurst
Mollington
Upton-by-Chester
to Holyhead
and Shrewsbury
Chester General
to Manchester
and Crewe

The Chester and Birkenhead Railway ran from Birkenhead to Chester, opened on 23 September 1840.[1] On the 22 July 1847 the railway merged with the Birkenhead, Lancaster and Cheshire Junction Railway to become the Birkenhead Railway.

Currently Working[edit]

The lines between Birkenhead and Chester, together with the line from Hooton to Ellesmere Port (on the Helsby branch of the Birkenhead Railway), now form part of the Wirral Line of the Merseyrail network.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Name: Birkenhead Grange Lane". Disused Stations. Retrieved 28 February 2016. 
  • Maund, T. B. (2001). The Birkenhead Railway: LMS & GW Joint. Railway Correspondence & Travel Society. ISBN 0-901115-87-8. 
  • Merseyside Railway History Group (1982). The Hooton to West Kirby Branch Line and the Wirral Way. Metropolitan Borough of Wirral. ISBN 0-904582-04-3. 
  • Vinter, Jeff (1990). Railway Walks: LMS. Stroud: Alan Sutton. ISBN 0-86299-734-8. 

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