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The station was opened at the same time as the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway's line between Todmorden and Burnley in 1849. It was closed in 1930.

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The bridge, seen here looking SE in the Todmorden direction, is about quarter of a mile up from the former Portsmouth station and carries a lane from the A646 up to a farm. The loop line on the left has now been lifted.

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The small colliery at the summit of the steeply graded Todmorden-Burnley line after which it is named. Seen here looking SE towards Todmorden the main road, now the A646, is the other side of the wall centre left. The bridge on the right carried a…

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The small colliery at the summit of the Todmorden-Burnley line after which it is named. The steeply graded line was opened by the Lancashire Railway in 1849. Seen here looking NW towards Burnley. On the right people are walking on the…

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HCC00498. Looking north west from Chatham Bridge towards Copy.

Photo David N Taylor Collection.

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HCC00497. The south east face of the bridge looking up the line in the Burnley direction.

Photo David N Taylor Collection.

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The north west face of the bridge. The loop line which once passed under the left-hand arch has now been lifted. See RDA00177.

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HCC00495. Looking south east in the Todmorden direction. In the distance Chatham Bridge about quarter of a mile before the former Portsmouth Station.

Photo David N Taylor Collection.

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Looking north west in the Burnley direction from the A646 road bridge. The sidings into the colliery, after which the line is named, went off to the right approximately by the white structure. The former farm occupation bridge is now a single girder…

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HCC00493. Approx site of the colliery off the A646 after which the line from Todmorden to Burnley is named.

David N Taylor Collection.
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