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West Kirby Station

Posted By: pablo42

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


West Kirby Station 1954

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Posted By: pablo42

Re: West Kirby Station - 27th Jan 2011 4:50pm


Another of West Kirby

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Posted By: Hiekel_Essterol

Re: West Kirby Station - 27th Jan 2011 5:09pm

If that line is now a terminus where did it continue to back in those days?
Posted By: MattLFC

Re: West Kirby Station - 27th Jan 2011 5:12pm

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.

smile
Posted By: pablo42

Re: West Kirby Station - 27th Jan 2011 5:33pm

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
Posted By: KevinFinity

Re: West Kirby Station - 28th Jan 2011 10:38pm

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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