Garston and Liverpool Railway


Garston and Liverpool Railway

Garston and Liverpool Railway the line ran from the St Helens and Runcorn Gap Railway line at Garston Docks to Brunswick railway station. It opened on 1 June 1864. It was absorbed by the Cheshire Lines Committee (CLC) on 5 July 1865, whose Liverpool to Manchester line joined it at Cressington Junction.

At St Michaels a short spur in a tunnel leeds to a goods station between Harrington Dock and Herculaneum Dock [ [http://www.btinternet.com/~joyce.whitchurch/maps/mersey1.jpgMap of Mersey railways] ]

References

External links

* [http://www.btinternet.com/~m.royden/mrlhp/local/halewood/railway/railwaytext.htm The Impact of the Coming of the Railway on 19th Century Halewood]
* [http://www.subbrit.org.uk/sb-sites/stations/o/otterspool/index.shtml History of Otterspool station ]
* [http://www.subbrit.org.uk/sb-sites/stations/g/garston_dock/index.shtml History of Garston dock station]


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