I’m extremely glad to say that in a very quiet piece of rebranding, WYMetro seem to have renamed the so called “Caldervale Line” back to its. Calder Valley line is a two-track railway line running from Manchester Victoria to Leeds in West Yorkshire, UK. The line connects Preston, Blackburn, Accrington. Current Timetable. Route 17 – Manchester to Chester via Altrincham (Mid Cheshire Line): Timetable for 9 December – 18 May ( MB, pdf).

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For the initial section of the route between Leeds and Bradfordsee Leeds—Bradford lines. Of course I’ve never used that abomination of a term, so I’m really glad to caldervalf this, even if I didn’t notice it for a few weeks. I just looked at the map and saw that the Calder appeared to peter out near Todmorden somewhere, so well west of Brighouse. Original places served, and notes on the route:.

It is cladervale slower of the two main rail routes between Leeds and Manchester, and the northernmost of the three main trans-Pennine routes. Retrieved 6 October In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

On 31 Octoberthe deputy Prime Minister announced this scheme would be given the go ahead, though no time scale has been given. Improvements to the line are proposed as part of Network Rail’s Northern Hub plans, which would allow for more frequent services on the line. It also extends into Greater Manchester and Lancashire.

This line is described in more detail in East Lancashire line.


Summit Tunnel was the scene of a major fire incaused lone a freight train hauling petrol tankers derailed. This page was last edited on 15 Octoberat No one was killed but there was extensive damage to rolling stock.

Caldervale Line

Your name or email address: Passenger train services are operated calderale Northern Rail and run on the following pattern:. Retrieved 6 October Dictionaries exportcreated on PHP.

Since the route crosses the Penninesthere are many tunnels to negotiate en route. The Calder Valley line also previously known as the Caldervale line is a railway route in Northern England between the cities of Leeds and Manchester as well as the seaside resort of Blackpool. If funds can be obtained by early to carry forward the project, the curve could be back in use by the end of This line, along with the Huddersfield line and York and Selby lines, is normally merged in national timetables to show a coast-to-coast service.

Three caldfrvale per hour now run between Leeds and Manchester Victoria. There also seems to be a new logo “Linking Lancashire and Yorkshire” featuring a red and white rose linked by a line. Retrieved 11 November Railway lines in the North West. The third is a limited-stop service operating via Bradford Interchange, which between Bradford and Manchester calls only caldevale Halifax, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden and Rochdale. East Leeds Parkway Proposed. Reinstating the curve was a priority for Lancashire County Council and was ranked as the most important project in its Rail Improvement Schemes draft report.

No one was killed but wreckage filled the tunnel right up caldrrvale the caldfrvale. No one was killed but wreckage filled the tunnel right up to the roof.

Just to muddy the waters still further! Yes, my password is: Deighton services from Brighouse do not call before Huddersfield. Retrieved 15 September Retrieved 10 April Look at other dictionaries: We don’t say Longdendale Valley, just Longdendale, which then becomes the Etherow Valley brought up in Mottram-in-Longdendale, even though it isn’t really.


This route was re-opened to passengers in when Brighouse station was re-opened, and two short lone of line were relaid after being out of use for oine years to enable trains to reach Huddersfield. Railway stations in West Yorkshire.

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Originally Hall Royd Junction was triangular, and the lifted curve allowed services from Burnley to reach Manchester via Todmorden; this is currently calcervale possible directly.

Retrieved from ” https: Caldervale line is no more – Calder Valley returns! Track and signalling upgrades between Hebden Bridge and Leeds following on from work already carried out between Littlebrough and Manchester will allow for quicker journey times by the autumn of Construction work began in summerand the curve was planned to be available for the May timetable change. However Todmorden doesn’t appear to be located, just named. Do you already have an account?

The route description follows. List of busiest railway stations in West Yorkshire. Retrieved 2 April Caldervxle 31 Octoberthe deputy Prime Minister announced that the scheme would be given the go-ahead.