2nd Class British Rail Train Ticket – Newton Heath to Rochdale – 1969

28 Oct

BR ticket Dean Lane Newton Heath to Rochdale dated 7 Jan 1969. Courtesy D. Boothman. 

This is a 2nd class single British Rail train ticket from Dean Lane Station in Newton Heath to Rochdale, dated 7th January 1969.

Dean Lane Station was opened on the 17th May 1880 by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (LYR), providing a direct link to Oldham and Rochdale.

Dean Lane Station finally closed on the 3rd October 2009, although the original station had disappeared by 1977.

Dean Lane Station is due to reopen in 2012 as part of the inner city Metrolink transport system.

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