Britain >Merseyside >Rufford Burscough Junction Croston


Collected date 06/07/13

Rufford sign

A short train journey from Croston is Rufford, which serves as a passing loop on the otherwise single-track line to Preston. It thus has two platforms, joined by a level crossing:

Rufford level crossing

Platform 1, to the east of the line, is accessed via this ramp from the road, to which someone has added bird feeding capabilities:

Rufford platform 1 exit

Looking south from the end of platform 1:

Rufford platforms looking south

Platform 1 just has a wooden shelter and a fold-up perch:

Rufford platform 1 shelter

Looking south along the line from the end of platform 1:

Rufford looking south

On platform 1 looking north along both platforms:

Rufford platforms looking north

Platform 2 on the opposite side:

Rufford platform 2

At the south end of platform 2 is a portakabin containing Rufford signalbox:

Rufford signalbox