I’m extremely glad to say that in a very quiet piece of rebranding, WYMetro seem to have renamed the so called “Caldervale Line” back to its. Calder Valley line is a two-track railway line running from Manchester Victoria to Leeds in West Yorkshire, UK. The line connects Preston, Blackburn, Accrington. Current Timetable. Route 17 – Manchester to Chester via Altrincham (Mid Cheshire Line): Timetable for 9 December – 18 May ( MB, pdf).

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Retrieved 10 April Originally Hall Royd Junction was triangular, and the lifted curve allowed services from Burnley to reach Manchester via Todmorden; this is currently linr possible directly. Retrieved 6 October Northern Rail has implemented changes to Caldervale services from December It came to a stop in the tunnel and was run into from behind by the 9.

No one was killed but there was extensive damage to rolling stock. It is the slower of the two main rail routes between Leeds and Manchester, and the northernmost of the three main trans-Pennine routes.

ScarboroughMiddlesbroughand Newcastle. Many stations on this route have been closed.

Reinstating the curve was a priority for Lancashire County Council and was ranked as the most important project in its Rail Improvement Schemes draft report. Retrieved 2 April There also seems to be a new logo “Linking Lancashire and Yorkshire” featuring a red and white rose linked by a line. This line, along with the Huddersfield line and York and Selby lines, is normally merged in national timetables to show a coast-to-coast service. West Coast Main Line. This line is described in more detail in East Lancashire line.


Retrieved 22 January Since the route crosses the Penninesthere are many tunnels to negotiate en route. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Calder Valley Line.

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This route was re-opened to passengers in when Brighouse station was re-opened, and a short length of line relaid to enable trains to reach Huddersfield. Retrieved 15 September Bradford Telegraph and Argus. In October British Rail developed this into five trains each way between Leeds and Preston with one extended to Blackpool. On 24 October as the caldervzle.

Caldervale line is no more – Calder Valley returns!

Original places served, and notes on the route:. Retrieved 6 October On 31 Octoberthe deputy Prime Minister announced this scheme would be given the go ahead, though no time scale has been given.

Your name or email address: On 28 February a Wakefield to Rose Grove goods train broke into two due to a broken coupling, resulting in the rear half eventually crashing at high speed into the front half in Millwood Tunnel. No one was killed but there was extensive damage to rolling stock. The second runs via Dewsbury and Brighouse before adopting a similar stopping pattern.


North TransPennine service continues to.

Leeds To Manchester Via Bradford & Caldervale Line

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Retrieved 26 July Construction work began in summer calderva,e, and the curve was planned to be available for the May timetable change. Where’s the other one then? No one was killed but wreckage filled the tunnel right up to the roof.

The Rose Grove—Todmorden Hall Royd local service over this route ended inthe only passenger services thereafter being a daily Leeds—Blackpool train.