Cab Rides Volume Two - West Yorkshire
Cab ride around West Yorkshire in an English Welsh & Scottish Railway Class 66 in 2001.
Heaton Lodge Junction to Milner Royd Junction (sound)
From Mirfield Station we head west along a once freight-only line passing the junctions at Heaton Lodge and Bradley Wood. We pass through the newly reopened Brighouse station and continue our journey west. After passing Elland and Greetland Junction signal boxes we join the main Manchester to Leeds line before arriving at Sowerby Bridge station.
Milford Junction to Gascoigne Wood (silent)
From Milford Junction we travel north, passing Milford Sidings and branch east towards Selby. We join the main Leeds to Selby line at Gascoigne Wood and pass the junction signal box.
Wakefield Kirkgate to Mirfield (silent)
Passing through Wakefield Kirkgate station we head south. On reaching Horbury signal box we head west towards Huddersfield and Healey Mills Yardpassing a number of disused sidings.
Altofts Junction to Methley Junction (silent)
Heading north towards Leeds from Wakefield Kirkgate we branch off to the left at Altofts Junction and pass the site of Wakefield Europort terminal. The disused and boarded up Methley Junction signal box comes into view as we pass the junction.
Turners Lane Junction to Hare Park Junction (silent)
At Turners Lane Junction we head south avoiding Wakefield Kirkgate Station and onwards to Crofton West Junction. At Hare Park Junction we join the electrified Doncaster to Leeds main line.
Each route is seen running in both directions.
Running time 1 hour 25 minutes (approx)