CRL - Community Rail Lancashire


Moston – is a district of Manchester, approximately 5 kilometres north-east of the city centre. Historically in Lancashire, Moston is a predominantly residential area.


Hough Hall – is the oldest building in the Moston area. The Hall was listed as a Grade II on 3 October 1974 and was erected in approximately the 16th/17th centuries. It is about 2 miles from the station.

Discover Amazing Women by Rail

Discover Amazing Women by Rail is a project initiated by the Mid Cheshire Line CRP and invites people to leave their car at home and use the train (along with buses and trams) to explore the fascinating, and often hidden, histories of women who lived and worked in areas along the Mid Cheshire and Calder Valley railway lines, including the Blackburn to Manchester via Todmorden route.

The project is supported with a website ( by an A5 booklet available from local stations, tourist information offices and libraries. The booklet can also be downloaded using this link: Amazing Women by Rail