Friends of Littleborough Stations

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The Friends of Littleborough Stations (FoLS) are a group of volunteers who give of their time in various ways to enhance the environment of Littleborough and Smithy Bridge Stations (on the Caldervale Line between Leeds and Manchester Victoria)

Origins

FoLS was formed in 2005 with the aim of getting access ramps installed at Littleborough Station. Prior to that, Littleborough Civic Trust had worked to create gardens and secure car parking facilities at the station

What we do

We lobby for improvements to our two stations and the services they provide. In addition, we do practical work on the stations, such as planting flower tubs and herb pots, displaying art work, painting, and tidying. We encourage local schools to take an interest in their stations and rail travel

Our aims are:

For a look at what we’ve achieved so far, take a look at Our Achievements page (see the website menu on the left hand side)

 

Contact Information

Friends of Littleborough Stations

Meeting times

The Friends of Littleborough Stations (FoLS) meets quarterly at The History Centre accessed via the Leeds platform at Littleborough Station.  See the Meetings page on our website for meeting dates.

FoLS members also meet up at regular intervals to undertake works to both Littleborough and Smithy Bridge Stations, as well as participating in the train company's annual Santa Specia to/from Manchester Victoria