Rochdale to Bacup Line

Rochdale to Bacup Line

The Rochdale to Bacup line was a railway line which ran between Rochdale in Greater Manchester and Bacup in Lancashire. It opened in two stages, from Rochdale to Facit in 1870, and from Facit to Bacup in 1881.

Passenger trains were withdrawn from the line in 1947, although it remained open to goods trains until 1967.


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