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West Lancashire Light Railway

Category: Narrow Gauge Railway


The West Lancashire Light Railway operates at Hesketh Bank, situated between Preston and Southport. The Railway is narrow gauge 2 ft (610 mm) and has a running length of 0.43 mile. the full line is longer than this but follows a ledge above the old clay pit which is narrow enough to prohibit the building of a run round loop. An extension is planned. The line now boasts eight steam locomotives, four of which are in operating condition, one is currently being restored and another is on static display. There are also two electric locomotives and many IC locomotives.

Source: West Lancashire Light Railway at Wikipedia

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