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Liverpool, Ormskirk and Preston Railway

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The Liverpool, Ormskirk and Preston Railway was opened from Walton Junction, near Liverpool, to Lostock Hall, outside Preston, on April 2nd, 1849. A branch from Ormskirk to Rainford was brought into use on March 1st, 1858. [1]

This line from Walton Junction to Lostock Hall in Preston opened in 1849.

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Sources of Information

  • Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies by Christopher Awdry. Published 1990
  1. The Engineer 1924/11/07