Irwell Vale railway station

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Irwell Vale
Station on heritage railway
Irwell Vale Railway Station.jpg
Irwell Vale railway station
General information
LocationIrwell Vale, Lancashire
England
Coordinates53°40′37″N 2°18′58″W / 53.67689°N 2.31599°W / 53.67689; -2.31599Coordinates: 53°40′37″N 2°18′58″W / 53.67689°N 2.31599°W / 53.67689; -2.31599
Grid referenceSD792201
Managed byEast Lancashire Railway
Platforms1
History
Opened1991

Irwell Vale railway station is a station built as part of the East Lancashire Railway. It serves the small village of Irwell Vale in Lancashire.

History[edit]

Irwell Vale was built by the East Lancashire Railway in connection with the local authority. The platform edging stones of the station are originally from Bradley Fold station, on the now abandoned Bury to Bolton line. The former Bradley Fold station long since demolished.

Railway station information[edit]

The station has its own parking facilities. Next to it is a level crossing providing access to houses on the nearby Hardsough Road. The crossing features the original warning sign, listing a telephone number with an area code prior to the Phone Day introduction of the "01" prefix.

Access on foot is effected by a small subway.

Services[edit]

Preceding station Heritage Railways  Heritage railways Following station
Ramsbottom   East Lancashire Railway   Rawtenstall