Morecambe Branch (London and North Western Railway)






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

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The Class 195s are now standard stock on the Airport services from Barrow and Windermere. 195110 passes under the Bay Gateway bridge at Morecambe ...
Mark Bartlett 20/12/2019
And the Pacers have suddenly become scarce. Single cars 153328 and 153331 double up on a Morecambe to Leeds service near Morecambe South Junction on ...
Mark Bartlett 20/12/2019
A bit of autumn sunshine as a nine-car Virgin Pendolino heads north at Morecambe South Junction on 28th October 2019. The signal (PN253) controlling ...
Mark Bartlett 28/10/2019
A recent transfer from Scotrail to Northern, 158867 is still in Saltire livery and was on driver training duties between Preston and Carnforth ...
Mark Bartlett 30/04/2019


Regular services on the Bentham line are all diagrammed for Leeds and Skipton crews and stock. The withdrawal of Pacers has seen many services go ...
Mark Bartlett 03/01/2020
A Northern Class 156 calls at Bare Lane on 07 December 2012 whilst working a Morecambe to Lancaster service. ...
John McIntyre 07/12/2012
The Heysham flask trains are usually hauled by Classic traction. However, DRS 66301 was on the rear of the train from Sellafield on 28th April ...
Mark Bartlett 28/04/2017
The one and only. The third Northern rail strike on 280417 meant there were no passenger trains on the Morecambe branch. DRS 37259 therefore ...
Mark Bartlett 28/04/2017



This terminus replaced Morecambe (Poulton Lane) which was located to the immediate east of Hest Bank Junction (now Morecambe Junction).
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The Pacers have continued in use well into 2019. 142063, seen passing the site of Morecambe Euston Road on 20th June 2019, is on the 1033 Morecambe to ...
Mark Bartlett 20/06/2019
An early, colourised, postcard showing 'Visitors arriving at Morecambe'. Although this was found in the old Midland Railway Promenade station it is ...
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Station Road in Morecambe is one of those modern day anomalies where the present day station is nowhere near it. This street led to the LNWR's ...
Mark Bartlett 08/02/2019
DRS 68028 brings up the rear of the Sellafield to Heysham Power Station flasks on 29th March 2018. The train is passing the site of the LNWR Euston ...
Mark Bartlett 29/03/2018

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The points at Morecambe Junction are still manually operated by the traincrew from a ground frame, as seen here on 8th February 2019. 68016 'Fearless' ...
Mark Bartlett 08/02/2019
Another newly commissioned diesel, 68033, looks barely used as it leads a Sellafield to Heysham flask train into Morecambe on 28th September 2017. ...
Mark Bartlett 28/09/2017
The points have been changed and DRS 57003 is just about to set off along the Heysham Branch on 8 January as 156454 passes on a Morecambe to Lancaster ...
Mark Bartlett 08/01/2014
Having met the Christmas Eve Isle of Man ferry, Northern Pacer 142023 comes off the Heysham Port branch into Morecambe station where it will reverse ...
Mark Bartlett 24/12/2009