[Source: Nick Catford]

Date opened: 25.6.1928
Location: The north side of the A5
Company on opening: Isle of Man Railway
Date closed to passengers: 15.5.1929
Date closed completely: 15.5.1929
Company on closing: Isle of Man Railway
Present state: Demolished - no evidence remains
County: Isle of Man
OS Grid Ref: SC367762
Date of visit: 20.5.2010

Notes: A halt was provided at Quarter Bridge for motorcycle races and shows. It was first advertised on 25th June 1928 and last advertised on 15th May 1929. No known photographs of the halt exist.

Further reading: Isle of Man Classic Steam by Robert Robotham published by Colourpoint 1998. Old colour photographs of the Isle of Man Railways - ISBN 1 898392 43 9 Douglas to Peel by Tom Heavyside - Middleton Press 2002 - ISBN 978 1 901706 88 8
Isle of Man Railways Vol. 1 Pre 1873 - 1904, Vol 2 1905 - 1994 & Vol. 3 by J I C Boyd - the definitive
history of the Isle of Man railways - Oakwood Press.

Click here for a comprehensive list of books, magazines and videos about the Isle of Man railways.

Other web sites: Narrow Gauge Heaven - includes old colour photographs
Ticket from Brian Halford

Click here for a brief history of the Isle of Man Railways

To see other stations on the Douglas - Peel line click on the station name:
Braddan Halt, Union Mills, Crosby, Ballacraine Halt, St. Johns & Peel.
See also Knockaloe

Railcars 19 & 20 bound for Douglas passes the site of Quarter Bridge Halt in summer 1967
Photo by D. J. Mitchell copyright Colour-Rail

Quarter Bridge Halt is not shown on any maps and has been inserted here in its assumed position

Peel - Douglas train at Quarter Bridge crossing in 1955
Photo by J L Smith

The site of Quarter Bridge Halt in November 2007
Photo by Lloyd Kinley

Looking south at the site of Quarter Bridge Halt in May 2010. To the left of the picture can be seen a cottage that would have provided accomadation for the Crossing Keeper. The crossing itself was located at the point where a car can be seen crossing the route of the line.
Photo by Paul Wright




[Source: Nick Catford]

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