Molyneux Brow
General information
LocationWhitefield, Bury
England
Coordinates53°31′52″N 2°19′03″W / 53.5312°N 2.3176°W / 53.5312; -2.3176Coordinates: 53°31′52″N 2°19′03″W / 53.5312°N 2.3176°W / 53.5312; -2.3176
Grid referenceSD790038
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyEast Lancashire Railway
Pre-groupingLancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
Key dates
June 1853 (1853-06)Station opened
29 June 1931 (1931-06-29)Station closed

Molyneux Brow railway station was a railway station built on the Manchester, Bury and Rossendale Railway line, between Radcliffe and Clifton (formerly Clifton Junction), in Greater Manchester.

History

A 1905 Railway Clearing House Junction Diagram showing (upper right) railways in the vicinity of Molyneux Brow
A 1905 Railway Clearing House Junction Diagram showing (upper right) railways in the vicinity of Molyneux Brow

The station was opened in June 1853,[1] and was accessed from Philips Park Road. The station closed on 29 June 1931.[1] The M60 motorway has removed any trace of this station.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 161. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
  2. ^ "Disused Stations: Molyneux Brow Station".
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Clifton Junction   L&YR   Ringley Road