The 8D Association


8D Association Photographic Collection

A new Flickr image site has now been opened to allow the Association to show off many railway images from its collection to the wider world. This Flickr image site is in addition to this website. Images will feature steam, diesel, electric locomotives, multiple units from various locations in and around Merseyside and Cheshire. Many of these images have been obtained from various sources, including member own collections, as well as 'unknown photographers'. Click on the above link to see the latest uploaded images.

8D Association Flickr group

A group set up to promote the 8D to a wider audience and to gather as many pictures within the area as possible.

SH & RGR Flickr group

A group set up to share pictures of the St Helens and Runcorn Gap Railway.

Disused Stations

An amazing site with thousands of interesting photographs of disused stations throughout the U.K. All with informative text and many before and after pictures.


An informative and well put together site looking at Merseyside and North Cheshire railways of today. Timetables available for local freight services, information on local TOC's, Photo gallery and an excellent guide to photo locations in the area. 

The Industrial Railway Society

With a wealth of information and publications on the Industrial Railway scene. Also an extensive collection of pictures for sale.

The Warrington & District Model Engineering Society

Details of running days and events that the society's portable tack will be attending along with the history of the society and pictures. 

Dedicated to promoting the history of the railways of South Lancashire and North Cheshire.
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