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The Manchester and Southport Railway in England opened on 9 April 1855. It merged with the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway in 1854.[citation needed] The route is still in use to day as Northern's Manchester to Southport Line.

Manchester and Southport Railway
Overview
SystemNational Rail
StatusOperational
LocaleGreater Manchester
Lancashire
Merseyside
North West England
Technical
Track gauge1,435 mm
(4 ft 8 12 in)
standard gauge
Route map

Southport Chapel Street
St Luke's
Blowick
Bescar Lane
New Lane
Burscough Bridge
Burscough Curves
Hoscar Moss
Newburgh
Appley Bridge
Gathurst
Wigan
(LYR)}
Wigan
Ince
Hindley
Daisy Hill
Hag Fold
Atherton Central
Walkden
High Level
Moorside and Wardley
Swinton
Pendlebury
Irlams o' th' Height
Pendleton (Broad Street)
Salford Crescent
Oldfield Road
Salford
Manchester Victoria

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