The Remains of Britain's Steam Age Railway
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The sad remains of the once extensive Liverpool Docks system at Bootle 28/12/2014.

Index and Map

Link to the pre 2011 Pages

Link to pages 1-30


Liverpool Docks 1890s.


West portal of Oriel Tunnel leading to the docks at Bootle 04/01/2015.


Port Sunlight Station looking towards Chester 04/01/2015.

Port Sunlight Station. The rather unusual station building is very much in keeping with the area it serves 04/01/2015.


Port Sunlight Station 04/01/2015.



As a complete contrast to Port Sunlight, Green Lane Station on the edge of
Birkenhead is a very dark dank place, at least down on the platforms 04/01/2015.

Green Lane Station 04/01/2015.

Looking south at Green Lane Station, the line dropping down to the
platforms as it starts to decend towards the Mersey Tunnel 04/01/2015.

Green Lane Station 04/01/2015.

Green Lane Station , on the left is the underbridge that carried the Woodside and the Docks lines 04/01/2015.


Underbridge near Birkenhead Town Station, once used for Docks traffic and Woodside 04/01/2015.


Birkenead 1890s.


Birkenhead Central Station, still proudly advertising the Mersey Railway 04/01/2015

Birkenhead Central Station 04/01/2015.

Birkenhead Central Station 04/01/2015.

Birkenhead Central Station 04/01/2015.

Birkenhead Central Station 04/01/2015.

Birkenhead Central Station 04/01/2015.

Birkenhead Central Station 04/01/2015.

Birkenhead Central Station, abandoned carriage shed looking towards Green Lane 04/01/2015.04/01/2015.

Birkenhead Central Station 04/01/2015.

Birkenhead Central Station looking in the opposite direction
looking towards Hamilton Square and the Mersey Tunnel 04/01/2015.

Birkenhead Central Station 04/01/2015.

Birkenhead Central Station towards Hinderton Field Tunnel
and Green Lane, Central Engine Shed was on the left 04/01/2015.

Birkenhead Central Carriage Shed 04/01/2015.

Birkenhead Central Carriage Shed 04/01/2015.


Birkenhead Central Station and Carriage Shed 04/01/2015.


A glimpse of Hinderton Field Tunnel at Birkenhead Central 04/01/2015.



East portal of Cavendish St Tunnel seen from Birkenhead Park Station 04/01/2015


Birkenhead Park Station looking towards Hamilton Square 04/01/2015.


Birkenhead Docks 1890s. The two Bascule Bridges in the following shots can be seen to the left of Vittoria Wharf and Egerton Dock.


Duke St Crossing on the Birkenhead Docks network 04/01/2015


Duke St Bascule Bridge. A walk around Birkenhead is worth it if only to view these works of art 04/01/2015

Duke St Bascule Bridge 04/01/2015.

Duke St Bascule Bridge 04/01/2015.

Duke St Bascule Bridge 04/01/2015.

Duke St Bascule Bridge 04/01/2015.

Duke St Bascule Bridge 04/01/2015.

Duke St Bascule Bridge 04/01/2015.


Duke St Bascule Bridge 04/01/2015.


Canning St North Level Crossing main route into the East end of the Dock system 04/01/2015

Canning St North Level Crossing 04/01/2015.

Canning St North Level Crossing, this bridge has since been
dismantled, sadly railway remains are disappearing as quickly as ever 04/01/2015.


Canning St North Level Crossing 04/01/2015.


Canning St North Level Crossing Signal Box 04/01/2015.


Canning St North Level Crossing Signal Box 04/01/2015.


And of course a ride on the Trams in Birkenhead is a must 04/01/2015

Egerton Bascule Bridge, the eastermost of the two 04/01/2015.

Egerton Bascule Bridge 04/01/2015.

Egerton Bascule Bridge 04/01/2015.

Egerton Bascule Bridge 04/01/2015.

Egerton Bascule Bridge 04/01/2015.

Egerton Bascule Bridge 04/01/2015.

Egerton Bascule Bridge 04/01/2015.


Egerton Bascule Bridge 04/01/2015.


The extensive joint Warehouse on Canning St/Shore Road 04/01/2015

Shore Road View of the Warehouse 04/01/2015.

Shore Road View of the Warehouse 04/01/2015.

Shore Road View of the Warehouse 04/01/2015.

From the other side on Canning St, it is a magnificent survivor 04/01/2015.

Wirral Transport Museum running and stock shed, using part of the former China Steam
Navigation co's Transit Shed.The main museum building on Taylor St is well worth a visit 04/01/2015.

Canning St Warehouse 04/01/2015.

Shore Road View of the Warehouse 04/01/2015.

Eastern entrance to the Docks on Shore Road 04/01/2015

Woodside Ventilation Tower, for the Queensway Mersey Road Tunnel 04/01/2015


A view accross the Mersey from Birkenhead Woodside 04/01/2015.


Birkenhead Woodside Station looking towards Woodside Tunnel 04/01/2015.

Birkenhead Woodside Station Overbridge at the end of the platforms 04/01/2015.

The dismal view at Birkenhead Woodside Station looking towards rhe buffer stops 04/01/2015.


Birkenhead Woodside Station 04/01/2015.


North portal of Woodside Tunnel leading to the terminus 04/01/2015.


Birkenhead Woodside 04/01/2015.


Hamilton Square Station, the tower incorporated Hydraulic
lifts to gain access to the deep level platforms 04/01/2015.

Hamilton Square Station 04/01/2015.

Hamilton Square Station 04/01/2015.

Hamilton Square Station during renovation works, original station name tiling
was uncovered on the platforms but these have now been paneled over 04/01/2015.

Hamilton Square Station 04/01/2015.

Wirral Transport on Taylor St 04/01/2015.

Wirral Transport on Taylor St 04/01/2015.

Birkenhead Docks Branch looking towards the Docks 04/01/2015.

Birkenhead Docks Branch 04/01/2015.


Birkenhead Docks Branch 04/01/2015.


Conway Park Station a new build from 1998 located
between Hamilton Square and Birkenhead Park Stations 04/01/2015


Western portal of the Mersey Tunnel at Conway Park Station, the Mersey Tunnel was
opened out for the new station and new portals were built at either end of the platforms 04/01/2015
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