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The Stansfield or Todmorden Curve going off centre left after the signal box at the end of the viaduct, with the coal drops in front of the box. The curve provided a connection from Todmorden Station onto the 'Copy Pit' line to Burnley and the North…

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View from the north hillside across Station Road to the coal drops and the goods yard. Date unknown but the station closed in 1962 and the goods yard in 1965. The only evidence there once was a station here is in the name 'Station Road'.

The parish…

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LYRS 6039 - 1967. The goods and coal facilities had been withdrawn in 1964. The drops to the west of the steep ramp up to the station are right up to the A646 as seen here with barely room for a car to park. The drops are still there.

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LYRS6084. 1963. The now demolished coal drops at the top of Station Road following closure of the station.

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LYRS2700. Date unknown but probably about 1970. The connections to the GNR platforms to the station front have gone as has the Platform 3 line to the rear but the track to North Bridge is still there. The only railway activity today centres on the…

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LYRS 8625 - Coal drops in 1967. The coal drops seen here with wagons on the coal siding above are west of the station off the 'up' line. Dating from about 1875 coal was 'dropped' from railway wagons on the sidings down the shoots into road wagons…
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