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Lancaster and Carlisle Railway

This line is open. It became part of the London and North Western Railway.

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Engineers Joseph Locke
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Opened 1846
Closed No
Clickable map of the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway.

 

Local area

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This line runs through a remote area of Westmorland with only small towns at Carnforth, Oxenholme and Penrith.

Chronology

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Description of route

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From Lancaster to Carlisle over the high moors at Shap. The stations were designed by William Tite.

Carlisle (Citadel)

Carlisle Crown Street Goods

Upperby Shed

Upperby Junction

Wreay

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This station is closed.

Southwaite

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This station is closed.

Calthwaite

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This station is closed.

Plumpton

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This station is closed.

Penrith

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This station is open.

Eamont Bridge Junction

Eden Valley Junction

Clifton and Lowther

Harrisons Sidings

Hardendale (Corus Limestone Quarry)

Shap

Shap Summitt

Tebay

Dillicar Water Troughs

Low Gill

Low Gill (Old)

This was the site of the original station. The station was resited further north when the Ingleton Branch opened.

Grayrigg

Oxenholme

Hincaster Junction

Milnthorpe

Burton and Holme

Carnforth

Bolton Le Sands

Hest Bank Water Troughs

Hest Bank

Morecambe South Junction

Lancaster

Lancaster Old Junction


Page created on 11/11/1999
Page last edited on: 17/03/2012
Contact: Ewan Crawford
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