The Ribble/calder Valley Loop Lines

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    A loop line for all enthusiasts to enjoy with a wide variety of scenery and the endless custom scenarios for the player to create wether if it's a passenger, Freight or Railtour! There will be something for everyone to enjoy!
    Route
    Situated in the Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Yorkshire and North West England
    The following lines make up for the loop line to work properly which Includes.
    1) The Ribble Valley Line from Manchester Victoria to Hellifield via Bolton, Blackburn and Clitheroe (Primary)
    2) The Calder Valley line also from Manchester Victoria to Blackburn via Rochdale and Todmorden. (Primary)
    3) The East Lancashire Line between Blackburn, Rose Grove and Colne. (Primary)
    In total the loop line from Manchester-Todmorden-Blackburn-Colne-Clitheroe-Hellifield-Bolton-Manchester is 94 miles and 26 Chains long, with a total of 38 stations serving their respected part of the loop line.
    Areas of Interest
    • Manchester Victoria Railway Station
    • Bolton Interchange
    • Newton Heath Train Maintenance Depot
    • Deal Street Junction
    • Miles Platting
    • Summit Tunnel
    • Accrington Viaduct
    • Blackburn Railway Station
    • Blackburn King Street Train Maintenance Depot
    Ribble Valley Line Stations (Manchester to Clitheroe via Bolton and Blackburn)
    1. Manchester Victoria [MCV]
    2. Salford Central [SFD]
    3. Salford Cresent [SLD]
    4. Clifton [CLI]
    5. Kearsley [KSL]
    6. Farnworth [FNW]
    7. Moses Gate [MSS]
    8. Bolton [BON]
    9. Hall i' th' Wood [HID]
    10. Bromley Cross [BMC]
    11. Entwistle [ENT] (Request Stop)
    12. Darwen [DWN]
    13. Blackburn [BBN]
    14. Ramsgreave & Wilpshire [RGW]
    15. Langho [LHO]
    16. Whalley [WHE]
    17. Clitheroe [CLH]
    18. Hellifield [HLD]
    Calder Valley Line Stations (Manchester to Blackburn via Todmorden)
    1. Manchester Victoria [MCV]
    2. Moston [MSO]
    3. Mills Hill [MIH]
    4. Castleton [CAS]
    5. Rochdale [RCD]
    6. Smithy Bridge [SMB]
    7. Littleborough [LTL]
    8. Walsden [WDN]
    9. Todmorden [TOD]
    10. Burnley Manchester Road [BYM]
    11. Rose Grove [RSG]
    12. Hapton [HPN]
    13. Huncoat [HCT]
    14. Accrington [ACR]
    15. Church & Oswaldtwistle [CTW]
    16. Rishton [RIS]
    17. Blackburn [BBN]
    East Lancashire Line (Between Rose Grove and Colne)
    1. Rose Grove [RSG]
    2. Burnley Barracks [BUB] (Request Stop)
    3. Burnley Central [BNC]
    4. Brierfield [BRF]
    5. Nelson [NEL]
    6. Colne [CNE]
    Trains
    Northern Trains Limited:

    • Class 142 Pacer (Retired now but is available in Train Simulator 2021)
    • Class 150/0 Sprinter
    • Class 150/1 Sprinter
    • Class 150/2 Spriner
    • Class 153 Super Sprinter
    • Class 156 Super Sprinter
    • Class 158/7 Express Sprinter
    • Class 158/8 Express Sprinter
    • Class 158/9 Express Sprinter
    • Class 195/0 Civity
    • Class 195/1 Civity
    • Class 319
    • Class 323
    • Class 331/0 Civity
    • Class 331/1 Civity
    • Class 769 Flex
    Transpennine Express:
    • Class 185 Desiro
    • Class 68 'Nova 3'
    • Class 397 Civity 'Nova 2'
    • Class 802 AT300 'Nova 1'
     
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