2 edition of history of the Warrington and Newton Railway found in the catalog.
history of the Warrington and Newton Railway
Clement E. Stretton
The site of Warrington Wilderspool station looking east on 8 March The line going off to the right follows the course of the original Warrington & Stockport Railway. The line from which the class 60 locomotive is seen descending dates from and was a deviation of the original route made necessary because of the construction of the. History. Newton Road station on the Grand Junction Railway, one of the original stations of the line, in The station was relocated twice and is now defunct. then via the existing Warrington and Newton Railway to join the Liverpool and Manchester Railway at a triangular junction at Newton Junction. Drake’s Road Book of the Grand.
In July , the Warrington and Newton railway was opened, less than 6 months after the Liverpool and Manchester railway began service. A station was built at the junction of the two railways, a mile west of the town of Newton in Makerfield, now Newton-le-Willows ad was given the name Newton Junction. The proposed electric railway, or “tramway” would run between Northwich and Warrington along the main road and that a series of meetings were planned by the promoter with representatives from villages along the way, including Stretton.
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The Warrington and Newton Railway was an early railway company in England. It's object was to join Warrington terminus just North of the town centre, to the Liverpool and Manchester Railway at what was then Newton-le-Willows (now Earlestown).
It was sanctioned by 10 Geo. IV., c, 37,and was opened on July 25th,The line, only 4 1/2 miles long, was destined to form a very important. The first railway in the town was the Warrington and Newton Railway, opened on 25 Julywhich ran from the Three Pigeons hotel on Tanners Lane to Newton Junction (now Earlestown), whilst the Grand Junction Railway ran from Birmingham to Warrington Bank Quay from Description of route.
Top. This line runs from Warrington to Newton on the Liverpool and Manchester original terminus in Warrington was left as a branch when the Grand Junction Railway was opened between Warrington and Birmingham. This branch became known as the Dallam branch. History Early history. The station lies on the former Liverpool and Manchester Railway, which was opened on 15 September On 25 July the Warrington and Newton Railway was opened for public use, making a junction at a point in the township of Newton, facing in the direction of Liverpool.
The surviving Earlestown station buildings were constructed around on the original site, at Coordinates: 53°27′04″N 2°38′17″W / °N. The Vulcan Foundry is established at Newton-le-Willows by Charles Tayleur a Liverpool Engineer and Entrepreneur.
The nearby Liverpool and Manchester Railway is also opened. Portrait: The Warrington and Newton Railway was opened passing the front of the works. This is transcribed and edited by Steven Dowd for personal use here at the Newton le Willows website from documents loaned by Geoff Simm, the original work was Extracted from an M.A.
Thesis () by Lynton J. Smith at the University of London entitled: “The South Lancashire Development Area: a selective study of changes within an emerging problem area – ”.
Synopsis Featuring photographs by former Warrington railwayman Arthur Chester, this is a survey of the busy railway hub where steam-hauled goods and passenger trains wove their way between east and west among the famous expresses of the West Coast line.
Track layouts and operating notes are /5(5). Newton-le-Willows railway station is in the old original part of town and Earlestown railway station, opened in They are two of the oldest railway stations in existence.
Earlestown was an important junction where the original Liverpool and Manchester line. This week an e-mail entitled “Stretton Sister-Township Newton” came in from Stephen, the churchwarden at St.
Matthews. He wondered if Newton, Pennsylvania, USA had ever appeared previously in the research, as he’d come across a document in the church safe.
It was a Proclamation declaring the Parish of Stretton, Warrington as a sister town of Newton Township. Train tickets from Newton Abbot to Warrington Central can start from as little as £ when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day.
Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book. Visionaries indeed, and Warrington businessmen amongst them. They were extra-ordinarily quick to grasp the possibilities of the Liverpool to Manchester line – the Act for the Warrington and Newton Railway was passed in May to connect to the L& MR line, four and a half miles away at Newton Junction (modern-day Earlestown).
The first railway was a branch from Newton-le-Willows, on the Liverpool and Manchester line, to Bewsey Street, opened in The Grand Junction line through Crewe to Warrington and the north was opened in ; it served for both Liverpool and Manchester for a time.
The Warrington and Chester line began working in See W. Harrison, Manch. The site of the memorial is close to the site of Parkside station one of the first railway stations in the world, about 17 miles east of Liverpool. It was at this place on 15th September on the opening day of the railway that the WORLD'S FIRST fatal railway accident occurred.
Warrington and Newton Railway () Warrington and Newton Railway was an early railway company in England that acted as a feeder to the original Liverpool and Manchester Railway.
It opened on 25 Julyand ran from near the Three Pigeons Hotel, along Dallam Lane, Warrington, to Newton Junction, better known as Earlestown. > I have long suspected that Warrington is a veritable treasure trove of > railway/canal/waterways history > A book that may be of use to you is Waterways and Railways to Warrington by Peter Norton.
This was published by the Railway and Canal Historical Society in but the maps and details contained in. History of the Somerset Coal Field by Down, C.G., Warrington, A.J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The historical town borders Warrington to the south and is 7 miles (9 km) south of Wigan.
The population at the census History. The name Newton means "new town", while Makerfield is an ancient name for the district from a pre-English word meaning "wall", and the English word "field".
Neweton was mentioned in the Domesday Book. Railway communication with Warrington, St. Helens, Wigan and Leigh is by main line from Earlestown and Newton-le-Willows. The Warrington-St.
Helens canal is navigable as far as Earlestown and is regularly used for conveyance of goods between Warrington, where it joins the River Mersey, and the Sankey Sugar Works. Books shelved as railroad-history: Jay Cooke's Gamble: The Northern Pacific Railroad, the Sioux, and the Panic of by M.
John Lubetkin, Harriman vs. Notes: The first Warrington Bank Quay was situated on the Grand Junction Railway (GJR) which opened from Newton to Birmingham on 4 July The GJR was Britain’s first trunk railway and had been supported by many of the same individuals who had been behind the Liverpool & Manchester Railway (L&M).
Newton-le-Willows is a small market town in south Lancashire, a town of two town centres, one Georgian and one Industrial (Earlestown).It was the first "railway town", developed as a centre for the transport of Lancashire coal. The industrial centre has grown beyond its origins to form the commercial focus of Newton, and though it has declined since its height, it remains the predominant town Grid reference: SJThe Locomotive was named 'Tayleur' in tribute to the foundry's co-founder and was shortly followed by three more locomotives for the nearby Warrington & Newton Railway that opened in In the Bank Quay Foundry was taken over by the Vulcan Foundry, and it was here that the materials for the Conway and Menai Straits Tubular Bridge were.Train tickets from Newton-le-Willows to Warrington Bank Quay can start from as little as £ when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day.
Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.