Wardleworth railway station

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Wardleworth
Wardleworth Station.jpg
The site of the station in November 2007
Location
Place Wardleworth
Area Rochdale
Grid reference SD902140
Operations
Original company Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Pre-grouping Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 November 1870 (1870-11-01) Opened
16 June 1947 (1947-06-16) Closed
7 November 1966 closed for freight
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Wardleworth railway station served the township of Wardleworth in Rochdale, in the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale in Greater Manchester, England, from 1870 until closure in 1947. It was on the Facit Branch between Rochdale and Facit, which was extended to Bacup in 1881. The station was quite well placed for Rochdale town centre and so, in addition to the branch trains, a few other services from Manchester terminated here. Between here and Rochdale station was the Roch Valley Viaduct, now demolished.

References[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Rochdale
Line closed, Station open
  L&YR
Rochdale to Bacup Line
  Shawclough and Healey
Railways in Rochdale
 Past, present and future 
Rossendale Lines
to Bacup
Calderdale Lines
to Calderdale
Broadley
Littleborough
Shawclough
and Healey
Smithy Bridge
Wardleworth
Rochdale
Newbold
Rochdale
Town Centre
Kingsway
Business Park
Milnrow
East Lancs Rly
to Bury
Newhey
Broadfield
Oldham Lines
to Oldham
East Lancashire RailwayHeywood
Castleton
Mills Hill
Middleton
Manchester Lines North
to Manchester

Coordinates: 53°37′23″N 2°08′56″W / 53.623°N 2.149°W / 53.623; -2.149