Maryport and Carlisle Railway

Introduction

This line is open.






Dates

  /  /    [Maryport and Carlisle Railway]
Abbey Holme dates unknown.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.


Bog Junction looking west to Rome Street Junction in 1998. Note the protective buffer on the westbound line, but no buffer needed on the eastbound. ...
Ewan Crawford //1998






68004 Rapid and 68003 Astute top and tail a three coach set seen leaving the request stop at Dalston on the 08.51 to Barrow-in-Furness on the last ...
Gordon Steel 17/05/2018
Two car dmu 156475 in Northern Rail colours approaching the request stop at Dalston at 10.00 with the service from Whitehaven to Carlisle. A toot on ...
Gordon Steel 17/05/2018
The stopping point for North bound Loco hauled trains at Dalston (request stop) ...
Gordon Steel 17/05/2018
Morning empties from Dalston Petroineos bound for Grangemouth, hauled by Colas 60056 on 27th June 2017. [Ref query 18 April 2018]
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Brian Smith 27/06/2017

Ex LMS 4-6-0 no.46115 Scots Guardsman approaches Curthwaite between Wigton and Carlisle while working a railtour on 16 April 2016. The former station ...
John McIntyre 16/04/2016
The 1525 hrs Carlisle to Preston via the Cumbrian Coast passes the site of the long closed station at Curthwaite. The water tank on the left has the ...
John McIntyre 16/04/2016


Sprinter bubble car 153331, on a Northern service from Carlisle to Workington and the Cumbrian Coast, calls at Wigton on 15th February 2016. ...
Brian Smith 15/02/2016
Pacers alive and well - at least for the moment. Northern 142052 calls at Wigton, Cumbria, on 15 February 2016. ...
Brian Smith 15/02/2016
WCRC 57316+57313 passing Wigton on 9 April 2016 with 1Z32 Newport to Carlisle charter. [Ref query 23559] ...
Ken Browne 09/04/2016
DRS 37423 working 2C45 Barrow to Carlisle loco hauled service top n tail with DBSO 9707 arriving at Wigton ...
Ken Browne 09/04/2016






Aspatria station looking to Maryport. ...
Ewan Crawford //
Aspatria station, seen on a sunny 9th March 2018 looking towards Carlisle. The station building is in private use and this is a request stop nowadays. ...
Mark Bartlett 09/03/2018
Aspatria, looking to Workington in 2001. ...
Ewan Crawford 24/06/2001


Although Bullgill closed in 1960 the remains of the Carlisle platform can still be seen, and the steps leading down from the road. The house alongside ...
Mark Bartlett 09/03/2018
DRS 37423 failed at Bootle on the 0546 Barrow to Carlisle service on 9th March 2018. The train eventually arrived at Sellafield 105 minutes late where ...
Mark Bartlett 09/03/2018
At first glance the bridge at Bullgill station appears to be over single rather than double track but it is one of several Maryport & Carlisle ...
Mark Bartlett 09/03/2018


This is a single platform station which formerly had a very substantial station building. Goods only lines are on the east side which ran south before sweeping round to the north to serve the Maryport Docks.
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At one time Maryport had a huge stone built station building, but only ever a single platform. Nowadays this shelter suffices at the unstaffed ...
Mark Bartlett 22/03/2018
The signal box at Maryport is still quite busy as all Whitehaven direction trains have to cross over to the platform road and then cross back again to ...
Mark Bartlett 09/03/2018
The Workington - Maryport shuttle pulls into Maryport from the south in February 2010, having waited for a service from Carlisle to clear the single ...
Ewan Crawford /02/2010
The 14 35 Carlisle to Barrow in Furness loco hauled (actually propelled) Northern train approaching Maryport station on Monday 4th January 2016. ...
Brian Smith 04/01/2016