Views from a the window of a Liverpool - Newcastle express on Saturday 4th March 1967, the last day of passenger service on this line
Photos by Alan Brown

Looking south from Harrogate station

Looking north from Harrogate station

Class 5 44854 in the north bay at Harrogate station

D1998 waiting at Harrogate station with a Liverpool to Newcastle express

Dragon junction signal box, 22 chains north of Harrogate station.

At Dragon Junction the line to the right is the Dragon Loop to Starbeck station with the Northallerton line straight ahead. 1932 1:2500 OS map.

Bilton Junction level crossing and signal box.

The line to the right leads to Starbeck, joining the Dragon loop at North Junction just north of the station. The line on the left leads to Harrogate. 1923 1:2500 OS map.

Ripley Junction with the closed branch to Lofthouse-in-Nidderdale (closed 1930) and
Pately Bridge to the left.

Line to the left goes to Pateley Bridge (closed 1951), Northallerton line to the right. Next station north is Nidd Bridge. 1932 1:2500 OS map.

Monkton Moor signal box

1909 1:2500 OS map.





[Source: Nick Catford]

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