EPW047483 ENGLAND (1935). Royds Street South, Kirklees Street and the Tottington Branch Railway Line, Tottington, 1935

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Title [EPW047483] Royds Street South, Kirklees Street and the Tottington Branch Railway Line, Tottington, 1935
Reference EPW047483
Date May-1935
Link
Place name TOTTINGTON
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 377815, 413101
Longitude / Latitude -2.3353825733965, 53.613751934258
National Grid Reference SD778131

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The greatest feature of this railway branch line was it was electrified at 1200 volts D.C. A voltage so high it was ordered that the side third rail be encased in wood and the contact with the multiple units that used it be by a side contact shoe through a slot. This link may explain more.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bury_to_Holcombe_Brook_Line

John Wass
Thursday 30th of April 2015 04:45:58 PM

MB
Wednesday 11th of December 2013 05:41:29 PM
Kirklees Works (artificial silk) in 1930

MB
Wednesday 11th of December 2013 05:40:59 PM
The Kirklees Rayon Company started producing viscose filament yarn at the 'Bleach-house' Mill in 1925 and continued until 1955 when it shut down.

Triggy
Wednesday 5th of March 2014 10:29:11 PM

MB
Wednesday 11th of December 2013 05:38:15 PM
Tottington station building

MB
Wednesday 11th of December 2013 05:37:55 PM
Kirklees Street

MB
Wednesday 11th of December 2013 05:37:20 PM
Unloading coal into a horse-drawn cart

MB
Wednesday 11th of December 2013 05:36:36 PM
Railway Foundry (Iron)

MB
Wednesday 11th of December 2013 05:35:38 PM
Royds Street South

MB
Wednesday 11th of December 2013 05:35:02 PM
Progress Poultry Farm in 1930

MB
Wednesday 11th of December 2013 05:34:26 PM
Is this Sunny Wood Halt?

MB
Wednesday 11th of December 2013 05:31:43 PM

MB
Wednesday 11th of December 2013 05:42:31 PM
Yes SunnyWood Halt

tottylad
Friday 17th of January 2014 11:20:03 PM

User Comment Contributions

The railway has since been dismantled

MB
Wednesday 11th of December 2013 05:43:32 PM