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Whittingham Hospital Railway

Discussion in 'On Track.' started by Ribble Steam Railway -, May 6, 2017.

    60th Anniversary of closure: Whittingham Hospital Railway

    The Whittingham Hospital Railway (W.H.R.) was a private light railway operated by Lancashire County Council to serve Whittingham lunatic asylum. Opened in 1889, it carried goods and passengers between Grimsargh on the Preston and Longridge Railway and the hospital grounds. It closed to all traffic in 1957.

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