This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1971. Click on a section of line entry to view it in more detail. If a section of line has an unknown or partial closure date, it will appear at the end of the list.

Date Closed to Passenger Services Section of Line
4 Jan 1971 Minehead Branch Jct. [Norton Fitzwarren] - Minehead
2 May 1971 Lostock Hall Jct. - Farington Jct.
3 May 1971 Edge Hill No.2 - Liverpool (Riverside)
23 May 1971 St. Ives (2nd) (excl.) - St. Ives (1st)
4 Sep 1971 Walton Old Jct. - Arpley Jct. [Warrington]
4 Sep 1971 Broadheath Jct. - Skelton West Jct.