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Depot: Springs Branch (Wigan)


Depot Details
Depot Name Springs Branch (Wigan)
Depot Codes
CodeFromTo
2501/01/187531/12/1922
W2501/01/192331/01/1935
10A01/02/193531/03/1958
8F21/03/195805/05/1973
SP06/05/1973
Pre Grouping Company LNWR
Big 4 Company LMS
British Railways Region LMR
1947 Directions The shed is on the east side of the main line about one mile South of Wigan, North Western Station. The yard is partially visible from the line.

Turn right outside Wigan North Western Station into Wallgate, and turn right into King Street. Continue into Darlington Street, and turn right into Warrington Lane. Continue along Warrington Road for about one mile, and turn right into Morris Street. The shed entrance is at the end of this cul-de-sac. Walking time 30 minutes.
Chronology
DateEvent
1875Change of code to 10A
21/03/1958Change of code to 8F
04/12/1967Closed to steam locomotives
06/05/1973Change of code to SP