GLAZEBROOK EAST JUNCTION SIDINGS

Gallery 1: 1970s to 1987

[Source: Paul Wright]


The MSC oil terminal at Glazebrook in the late 1970s.
Photo by Arnie Furniss from his Deadmans Handle Flickr photostream


Looking east at the Glazebrook East Junction sidings on 24 September 1982.
Photo by Andrew Salmon from his Rudolf Diesel V1 Flickr photostream


Looking east at the Glazebrook East Junction sidings on 24 September 1982. A train of tanks is seen heading east on the up main line. It had originated from the Glazebrook MSC oil terminal.
Photo by Andrew Salmon from his Rudolf Diesel V1 Flickr photostream


Looking south-east along the course of the original CLC Stockport route of 1873 at the Glazebrook East Junction sidings on 24 September 1982. Class 37 locomotive 37 079 is seen shunting tank wagons. Although not as busy as it had once been there was still a healthy flow of traffic from Glazebrook in the early 1980s.
Photo by Andrew Salmon from his Rudolf Diesel V1 Flickr photostream


Looking north-west towards theGlazebrook East Junction sidings on 24 September 1982. Class 40 number 40 168 heads down to the MSC terminal with a train of tanks. The line on which the train is travelling had been the original route to Skelton Junction of 1873. the deviated route of 1893 can be seen to the far left at a higher elevation.
Photo by Andrew Salmon from his Rudolf Diesel V1 Flickr photostream


Looking north towards the Glazebrook East Junction sidings on 24 September 1982 from the original Skelton Junction line of 1873. Class 40 locomotive number 40 168 is seen passing under the bridge that was still standing in 2014.
Photo by Andrew Salmon from his Rudolf Diesel V1 Flickr photostream


The Glazebrook East Junction sidings looking east in September 1983.
Photo by Roy from his Roy's in Ireland flickr photostream


Glazebrook East sidings on 4 July 1984. Class 40 number 40 091 is seen in the sidings towing 08 615 to Allerton for wheel turning.
Photo by Arnie Furniss from his Deadmans Handle Flickr photostream


Looking west towards Glazebrook East Junction on 17 September 1984. The sidings towards the east end of the site had been removed Class 40 number 40 160 is seen heading east towards Manchester.
Photo by Andrew Salmon from his Rudolf Diesel V1 Flickr photostream


A class 108 Derby built DMU heads towards Manchester passing the site of the Glazebrook East sidings on 19 June 1987. Although most of the sidings had been lifted at this time the area that they had occupied was still clear of tree growth.
Photo by Ivan Stewart from his Acton Wells Junction flickr photostream


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[Source: Paul Wright]



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