Map created by Alan Young and used with his permission | Disused Stations website
© OpenStreetMap contributors | OpenStreetMap copyright notice | View context mapThe promoters (currently unidentified) of a scheme to restore the line between Bolton and Walkden submitted a proposal to the Department for Transport Restoring Your Railway Fund. An award from this fund enables a scheme promoter to make progress towards developing a business case. We do not know whether the proposed scheme is for a railway line or a Metrolink line. It was not among those selected to receive funding.
Overview of Greater Manchester reopening schemes
Beeching Reversal – To Reinstate The Walkden To Bolton Line, on The Anonymous Widower website
Free park and ride could be up and running at Walkden station by next year, by Joseph Timan, on Manchester Evening News website
Metrolink coming to Bolton (?) – Shapps, on RailUKforums (responses to the article below)
Metrolink trams WILL come to Bolton pledges Grant Shapps, by Bill Jacobs, on The Bolton News website
Walkden Low Level station on Disused Stations website