#276 – East Lancs Railway Photo Locations 1 – Roch Viaduct

As I mentioned in the first installment, there are few decent photo opportunities on the Bury – Heywood line. Certainly, the ‘ski-jump’ over the Metrolink can give some spectacular exhausts, but the area in the immediate vicinity is uninspiring. This location is more pleasant. The line crosses a wide valley, going over a river and…

#275 – East Lancashire Railway Photo Locations – Introduction

As a regular visitor to the East Lancashire Railway over the last ten years or so, I’ve got to know many of the best locations for lineside photography. Regular readers will be aware of my tendency to look for something beyond the standard ‘train in station’ photographs, and as quite a lot of the lineside…