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    Does any one know where I can find old pictures of Bromborough station when it had 4 platforms? I'm quite interested in the old Wirral lines and old pictures of this station seems to be hard to come by!

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Dead Cat View Post
    Hello all!
    Does any one know where I can find old pictures of Bromborough station when it had 4 platforms? I'm quite interested in the old Wirral lines and old pictures of this station seems to be hard to come by!

    Cheers!
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Dead Cat View Post
    Hello all!
    Does any one know where I can find old pictures of Bromborough station when it had 4 platforms? I'm quite interested in the old Wirral lines and old pictures of this station seems to be hard to come by!

    Cheers!
    Hi Dead Cat

    Here are two photos (credits: R Casserley & H B Priestley) taken in the early 1960's when the track was still quadrupled, one shot looking towards Chester, the other towards Birkenhead. Note the original station building, since demolished.

    These and many other old photos of many other Wirral stations, existing and closed, can be found in "Railway Stations of Wirral" ISBN 1-899241-02-7 published by Ian Boumphrey.

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    Why did Bromborough station have 4 tracks? The Merseyrail electric railway stopped at Rock Ferry and the Chester train went from there. I can't see why 4 platforms would be needed as it is on the way to Chester.
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    Was it not the main line into Birkenhead Woodside, which was quite a busy station by all accounts?

    I believe there was also quite a lot of freight traffic along that stretch, hence the slow and fast lines.

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