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1830 - Present

London & North Western Railway
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Liverpool

Liverpool Lime Street

Liverpool Lime Street (c1980) :
David Webdale
Liverpool Lime Street (c1980) : Philip Hardaker         See also cab ride
Photographed from the footplate whilst dropping down into Lime Street from Edge Hill 1980s.
It always fascinated me how they cut through the solid rock to produce this cutting so when I was on the Liverpool Job I took these shots, I think it was a class 86 that had just been released and it was waiting to back onto the stock that was arriving from Euston.

Olive Mount

Olive Mount : Philip Hardaker         See also cab ride
Olive Mount before electrification.
Edge Hill Liverpool Lime Street cutting (02-03-13) : David Webdale
Photographed from Mason street Edge Hill.

Edge Hill station
Edge Hill station : Philip Hardaker         See also cab ride
Departing Edge hill.
Lime Street cutting : Philip Hardaker
On the way down to Lime Street.
Lime Street cutting  : Philip Hardaker
Heading down the steep incline towards Lime Street,
notice how this cutting was originally cut from solid rock when the railway was built around the year 1830.
Lime Street cutting : Philip Hardaker
Continuing towards Lime Street station.
Lime Street cutting : Philip Hardaker
Travelling towards Lime Street.
Lime Street cutting : Philip Hardaker
Continued.
Lime Street cutting : Philip Hardaker
Continuing towards Lime Street.
Lime Street cutting : Philip Hardaker
The signal in the tunnel indicating that our train is routed to platform 4 at Liverpool Lime Street.
Lime Street cutting : Philip Hardaker
Lime Street ahead.
Lime Street cutting : Philip Hardaker
Lime Street approach.
Lime Street cutting : Philip Hardaker
Passing the ground signal which we use to refer to as a dolly!
Lime Street cutting : Philip Hardaker
Another ground signal (dolly) protecting the points.
Lime Street cutting : Philip Hardaker
Liverpool Lime Street station approach.
Lime Street cutting : Philip Hardaker
Approach to platform 4 Liverpool Lime Street and journey's end.

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