Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway

Introduction

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






Dates

26/10/1864Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway
Opened to goods.
02/01/1865Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway
Opened to passengers.
03/01/1955Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway
DMUs introduced.
01/07/1964Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway
Freight withdrawn.
18/04/1966Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway
Keswick becomes a terminus as line to west is closed.
04/03/1972Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway
Keswick to Penrith closed completely.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.



This was a four platform station in the south of Cockermouth.
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Embleton looking east. The railway is now a road. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006
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Looking to Keswick at Bassenthwaite Lake. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006
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The station is now a private house. View looks to Keswick. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006
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This station was in the north of the town of Keswick and had three canopied through platforms. The station adjoined the Keswick Hotel, immediately to the south. The station closed in 1972 but the westbound platform and its canopy remain.
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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
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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
Old goods yard and shed at Threlkeld. ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006
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
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The station at Troutbeck closed on 6th March 1972 and is now a private residence. It has been extended across the trackbed but is partly screened from ...
Mark Bartlett 21/10/2019
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 station house at Troutbeck in 2006. View looks east. The goods yard is straight ahead and the island platform was off to the right beyond the ...
Ewan Crawford 27/09/2006
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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
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The abutments for the bridge at the east side of Blencow station are still in place but the deck was removed some time after the 1972 closure of the ...
Mark Bartlett 21/06/2019
Blencow station was actually just outside the village of Newbiggin but there was a station of that name not far away on the S&C and so Blencow was ...
Mark Bartlett 21/06/2019
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
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350407 waits departure from Penrith North Lakes with a Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport service on 11th July 2019. ...
Alastair McLellan 11/07/2019
The comunity garden on the down platform at Penrith in July 2019. ...
Alastair McLellan 11/07/2019
A TPE 350 EMU heads south over the M6 Motorway at Penrith with a Glasgow to Manchester Airport service on 20th October 2019. ...
Mark Bartlett 20/10/2019
Ex LMS black fives 44871+45407 heading south on 1z63 Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express from Carlisle to Manchester. ...
Ken Browne 23/01/2016
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