Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway

Introduction

This line is closed. There are plans to re-open the line.






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This was the junction between the Cockermouth and Workington Railway of 1847 and the later Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway of 1865.
...

More details

This was a four platform station in the south of Cockermouth.
...

More details

Embleton looking east. The railway is now a road. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006

Looking to Keswick at Bassenthwaite Lake. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006

The station is now a private house. View looks to Keswick. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006

A rather stylish maintenance boundary post on Station Road, Keswick, in May 2012. Fitz Park can be seen behind the post. Two hours free parking is ...
Ken Strachan 14/05/2012
Keswick looking south-west. From the trackbed. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006
Keswick looking south-east. From the site of the removed island platform. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006
Keswick looking east. Looks like a tearoom in there. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006

Threlkeld looking east to Penrith. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006
There is something a bit Wild West about this image of Sir Tom waiting to take passengers up the hill from the halt by the car park at ...
Ken Strachan 18/05/2014
Looking West from the station area at Threlkeld in May 2015. All traces of the platforms have been buried in spoil after rebuilding of the council ...
Ken Strachan 18/05/2014
Old goods yard and shed at Threlkeld. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006

View looks to Keswick. The old island platform was off to the left. The goods yard is in rather better shape including this building. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006
The stationhouse at Troutbeck. View looks east. The goods yard is straight ahead and the island platform was off to the right beyond the building. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006

Penruddock looking west. Sadly the station house still stood until very recently - still standing as the housing development took place. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006
Viaduct just east of Penruddock. View looks west. The viaduct is still BRB owned. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006
Penruddock looking west. Remains of goods loading bank. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006

Building by the entry to Blencow station approach, 27th September 2006. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006
Nice railway theme driveway markers! Looking west at Blencow. Goods yard to right and approach to station, now a house, straight ahead. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006
The old station. View looks west. Note the station nameboard on the right-hand building. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006
Token exchange at Blencow between Keswick and Penrith in the 1960s. ...
Robin Barbour Collection (Courtesy Bruce McCartney) //


Ex LMS black fives 44871+45407 heading south on 1z63 Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express from Carlisle to Manchester. ...
Ken Browne 23/01/2016
Three Freightliner Class 66s run from Crewe to Carlisle on Saturday 15th September 2018. 66529, 66588 and 66570, seen here passing through Penrith, ...
Mark Bartlett 15/09/2018
390121 Virgin Dream leans into the curve as it passes through Penrith at speed on 15th September 2018. The Glasgow to Euston service is just ...
Mark Bartlett 15/09/2018
The first Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express of 2015 passes through Penrith North Lakes with Black 5 45407 in charge. The Jubilee Leander ...
Ken Browne 24/01/2015