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Eden Valley Railway

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Eden Valley Railway

This line is closed, although track remains for a portion between Appleby and Warcop. The line carried much steelworks freight traffic between the north east of England and Workington in Cumbria.

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Engineers Thomas Bouch
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Opened June 1862
Closed 1962
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This line runs through farmed countryside with high moor around it.

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From Penrith to Kirkby Stephen (East). The original junction at Clifton faced south. This was closed and a new line opened via a new station at Clifton Moor in the early part of the 20th century.


Page created on 19/02/2000
Page last edited on: 11/09/2011
Contact: Ewan Crawford