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#466420 - 27th Jan 2011 4:48pm West Kirby Station
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West Kirby Station 1954


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#466421 - 27th Jan 2011 4:50pm Re: West Kirby Station [Re: pablo42]
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Another of West Kirby


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#466427 - 27th Jan 2011 5:09pm Re: West Kirby Station [Re: pablo42]
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If that line is now a terminus where did it continue to back in those days?
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#466430 - 27th Jan 2011 5:12pm Re: West Kirby Station [Re: pablo42]
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Birkenhead Joint line - West Kirby - Hooton.

http://www.disused-stations.org.uk/w/west_kirby/index.shtml

The trackbed, now forms part of the Wirral way, you can see evidence of the stations along the line, at the likes of Thurstaston and Caldy.

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#466441 - 27th Jan 2011 5:33pm Re: West Kirby Station [Re: pablo42]
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Yes, it used to go onto Thurstatson/ Hadlow Road. The line shut down in the sixties Beeching cuts. Another massive mistake for Wirrals rapid transport system

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#466806 - 28th Jan 2011 10:38pm Re: West Kirby Station [Re: pablo42]
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Those two photos only show the platform that served the line that is now the Wirral way. The currant station was also there at the same time along with a marshalling yard.
The platform photographed above is circled in red on this photo that I pinched somewhere off here a while ago.



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