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The St. Helens Railway connected Rainford Junction, Skelmersdale Branch and the [[Liverpool and Bury Railway]] with St Helens.
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By 1854 the [[St. Helen's and Runcorn Gap Railway]] was known as the St. Helens Railway  
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1858 A new line was built which connected Rainford Junction, Skelmersdale Branch and the [[Liverpool and Bury Railway]] with St Helens.
  
 
It opened in 1 February 1858 and was taken over by the [[London and North Western Railway]] on 4 August 1864. Passenger services ended 5 July 1951 and freight on 6 July 1964.
 
It opened in 1 February 1858 and was taken over by the [[London and North Western Railway]] on 4 August 1864. Passenger services ended 5 July 1951 and freight on 6 July 1964.

Revision as of 11:44, 31 March 2015

By 1854 the St. Helen's and Runcorn Gap Railway was known as the St. Helens Railway

1858 A new line was built which connected Rainford Junction, Skelmersdale Branch and the Liverpool and Bury Railway with St Helens.

It opened in 1 February 1858 and was taken over by the London and North Western Railway on 4 August 1864. Passenger services ended 5 July 1951 and freight on 6 July 1964.

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