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St. Helens Railway

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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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