The 8D Association




The 8D Association is dedicated to promoting the history of the railways of South Lancashire and North Cheshire.

The Association is open to anybody who has an interest in the area.

The Association covers lines within a ten mile radius of the 

Widnes Locomotive Depot (8D).


New pages added


Site visits and walks 2015 

Photographs added to

8D Commemorative page



8D shed shortly after nationalisation during an organised visit.
3rd July 1948.
Photo by M J Mason.




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