North Western Railway

Introduction

This line is partly open. The section between Wennington and Skipton is still open. The section between Wennington and Lancaster is closed and the branch to Ingleton is closed.

The company was also known as the Little North Western to differentiate it from the London and North Western Railway.






Dates

24/11/1845~London and North Western Railway
Adlington opened
01/01/1846London and North Western Railway
London and Birmingham Railway, Grand Junction Railway and Manchester and Birmingham Railway merge to form the London and North Western Railway.
26/06/1846North Western Railway
Act passed.
31/12/1846North Western Railway
First sod cut.
  /09/1848London and North Western Railway
Consideration of abandoning Leamington to Rugby line promoted by the former Rugby and Leamington Railway.
30/07/1849North Western Railway
Skipton to Ingleton opened.
14/08/1849Mold Railway
Line opened from Saltney Ferry to Mold, worked by the London and North Western Railway.
  /  /1850London and North Western Railway
Work resumes on the Rugby to Leamington Spa branch.
  /  /1851London and North Western Railway
Rugby to Leamington Spa opened as a single track railway.
  /  /1852Carlisle Citadel Approach [1st] (Maryport and Carlisle Railway)
The Maryport and Carlisle Railway opened a curve (which crossed the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway on the level) to reach Crown Street Goods [MCR] and Carlisle Citadel, the new approach avoiding a reversal carried out between 1851 and 1852 to reach the station. The short Maryport curve from the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway to the London and North Western Railway closes.
  /06/1852North Western Railway
Line worked by Midland Railway.
02/01/1854Newport, Abergavenny and Hereford Railway
Opened from Hereford Barton to Coedygric on the Monmouthshire Railway and Canal Company. Worked by the London and North Western Railway.
  /  /1859North Western Railway
Line leased by Midland Railway.
  /  /1859Northampton and Market Harborough Branch (London and North Western Railway)
Line opened with stations at Lamport, Brixworth, Spratton, Pitsford and Brampton.
  /  /1859Chester and Holyhead Railway North Wall Extension (Midland and Great Western Railway)
London and North Western Railway steamers from Holyhead serve Dublin North Wall, where the LNWR opens a station and sidings connected to the Midland Great Western Railway line, the station located just east of Dublin North Wall Goods.
10/09/1859Lancaster and Carlisle Railway London and North Western Railway
Lancaster and Carlisle Railway leased by the London and North Western Railway.
01/06/1860Ingleton Branch (London and North Western Railway)
Ingleton to Low Gill opened.
01/08/1860~London and North Western Railway
Adderley Park opened
08/11/1861Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway
Agreement reached for lease for 1000 years by the London and North Western Railway.
  /  /1862Dublin and Enniskillen Railway
Renamed Irish North Western Railway.
01/07/1862Shrewsbury and Hereford Railway
Leased jointly by the London and North Western Railway, West Midland Railway and Great Western Railway.
07/08/1862Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway
Lease agreement with London and North Western Railway confirmed by Act.
01/10/1862Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway, London and North Western Railway
London and North Western Railway takes possession of the Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway.
01/03/1864London and North Western Railway, South Wales
Extension from Brynmawr to Nantybwch.
25/07/1864Rhymney Railway
Act for Caerphilly to Cardiff Line (Rhymney Railway) and connection to the Caerphilly Branch (Brecon and Merthyr Railway). Traffic agreement made with the London and North Western Railway. Larger company helps finance smaller company^s plans.
  /  /1865Scottish Central Railway Caledonian Railway
Scottish Central Railway absorbed by Caledonian Railway. Running powers for the North British Railway, London and North Western Railway, Midland Railway and Glasgow and South Western Railway were preserved.
  /  /1865Dumfries, Lochmaben and Lockerbie Railway Caledonian Railway
Dumfries, Lochmaben and Lockerbie Railway absorbed by Caledonian Railway. The Caledonian Railway grants running powers to the London and North Western Railway between Carlisle Citadel, Lockerbie and Dumfries.
29/07/1865London and North Western Railway
Land held at Carlisle Crown Street by the Caledonian Railway sold to the LNWR.
30/07/1865London and North Western Railway
Makes traffic agreement with the Vale of Neath Railway.
05/10/1865London and North Western Railway
Uses running powers over the Taff Vale Extension Railway and an agreement with the Vale of Neath Railway to serve Swansea.
  /  /1866Scottish North Eastern Railway Caledonian Railway
Scottish North Eastern Railway absorbed by Caledonian Railway. Confirmation of running powers for the Highland Railway between Perth General and Stanley Junction. Confirmation of running powers for North British Railway, London and North Western Railway, Midland Railway and Glasgow and South Western Railway. The SNER's running powers over the Montrose and Bervie Railway are transferred to the Caledonian.
  /  /1866Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway, London and North Western Railway
Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway bought by the London and North Western Railway.
16/07/1866Brynmawr and Blaenavon Railway
Act passed, backed by the London and North Western Railway.
  /  /1867London and North Western Railway
Act for north facing junction at Abergavenny for the Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway.
31/01/1867Caledonian Railway London and North Western Railway
Caledonian Railway given running powers over the London and North Western Railway from Carlisle Citadel to Preston.
01/09/1867Beaufort Ironworks Tramway, London and North Western Railway South Wales
Link between lines opened.
  /  /1868Settle and Carlisle Line (Midland Railway)
An agreement with the London and North Western Railway is reached over use of the Ingleton Branch (London and North Western Railway) and Lancaster and Carlisle Railway by the Midland Railway. The route would involve the North Western Railway. The Midland Railway tries to abandon the Settle and Carlisle Line (Midland Railway). The North British Railway and the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway block the abandonment.
  /  /1869Brynmawr and Blaenavon Railway
Incorporated into the London and North Western Railway.
  /  /1869Drogheda Curve (Dublin and Drogheda Railway and London and North Western Railway)
A joint line curve authorised from East Wall Junction (Dublin and Drogheda Railway) to London and North Western Railway sidings at Dublin North Wall (there was no direct connection to the Midland and Great Western Railway).
  /  /1871Newport, Abergavenny and Hereford Railway
Abergavenny Junction station re-built at London and North Western Railway expense.
05/09/1871Rhymney and Nantybwch Joint Line (London and North Western Railway, South Wales and Rhymney Railway)
Joint line from Rhymney to Nantybwch opened.
02/10/1871Rhymney and Nantybwch Joint Line (London and North Western Railway, South Wales and Rhymney Railway)
Joint line from Rhymney to Nantybwch opened to public traffic. The London and North Western Railway diverts all of its Cardiff bound traffic to the Rhymney Railway route.
  /  /1872North Wall Extension (Great Southern and Western Railway)
Act for line from Island Bridge Junction (close to Dublin Kingsbridge) to Glasnevin Junction (North Wall Extension (Midland and Great Western Railway)) then following that line and a short link from West Road Junction to Church Road Junction (Drogheda Curve (Dublin and Drogheda Railway and London and North Western Railway)).
01/01/1873London and North Western Railway South Wales
Line extended to Dowlais Top and Ivor Junction with the Brecon and Merthyr Railway and access to Dowlais Lloyd Street and the Dowlais Iron Company.
  /11/1873London and North Western Railway South Wales
Bill for line to Merthyr and the Brecon and Merthyr Railway, Vale of Neath Railway and Geothin Railway.
18/05/1874London and North Western Railway South Wales, Brecon and Merthyr Railway
London and North Western Railway agrees to withdraw Merthyr bill in exchange for joint ownership of the Brecon and Merthyr Railway branch from Dowlais to Merthyr. A link was to be opened from Penywern Junction, by Ivor Junction, and run from there to Morlais on the Brecon and Merthyr Railway.
14/06/1874London and North Western Railway South Wales
Morlais Tunnel completed.
16/07/1874London and North Western Railway South Wales
Act for extension from Penywern Junction to Morlais.
01/01/1875Pontypool, Caerleon and Newport Railway
London and North Western Railway uses line for Shrewsbury to Newport Mill Street.
  /07/1875Sirhowy Tramroad, London and North Western Railway
The London and North Western Railway starts to run trains on the Sirhowy Tramroad.
21/08/1875Sirhowy Tramroad, London and North Western Railway
Date of retrospective working agreement.
01/10/1875London and North Western Railway
Opens depot at Tyndall Street Goods, Cardiff, approached by 1/2 a mile of traffic from the Rhymney Railway.
  /  /1876Irish North Western Railway
Absorbed by The Northern Railway.
13/07/1876Sirhowy Tramroad, London and North Western Railway
Act merging the Sirhowy Tramroad into the London and North Western Railway.
  /  /1877Llanmorlais Branch (London and North Western Railway)
Penclawdo to Llanmorlais opened.
  /  /1877Drogheda Curve (Dublin and Drogheda Railway and London and North Western Railway)
Opened.
08/07/1877London and North Western Railway
The London and North Western Railway^s new diverted approach to Carlisle Citadel is opened. Railway No 1.
08/07/1877Lancaster and Carlisle Railway London and North Western Railway
The London and North Western Railway opens a new southern approach to Carlisle Citadel, London and North Western Railway No 1 Approach Line.
01/12/1877Dublin North Wall London and North Western Railway
First served by Great Northern Railway [Ireland] (ex Dublin and Drogheda Railway) and Midland Great Western Railway passenger trains.
  /  /1878Lancaster and Carlisle Railway London and North Western Railway
Lancaster and Carlisle Railway vested into the London and North Western Railway.
  /05/1878 Drogheda Curve (Dublin and Drogheda Railway and London and North Western Railway)
Line split between the Dublin and Drogheda Railway (East Wall Junction to Church Road Junction) and London and North Western Railway (Church Road Junction to Dublin North Wall).
01/05/1878Brynmawr and Blaenavon Railway
Extension to Abersychan and Talywain opened to passengers. Track in the station was jointly owned by the London and North Western Railway and the Great Western Railway as the line met its Talwain Branch here.
  /  /1879Lancaster and Carlisle Railway London and North Western Railway
Lancaster and Carlisle Railway fully amalgamated with the London and North Western Railway.
  /03/1879Pontypool Caerleon and Newport Railway
London and North Western Railway stop using line for passengers. Cwmbran to Mill Street becomes freight only.
09/06/1879Dowlais and Merthyr Joint Line
London and North Western Railway passenger service starts to run to Merthyr. Access also opened to the Crawshays Private Railway.
  /  /1881London and North Western Railway
Rent the Nantyglo to Brynmawr railway from the Nantyglo and Blaina Iron Company.
14/02/1881London and North Western Railway South Wales
Cwmbargoed Junction to Cwmbargoed (LNWR) opened.
  /  /1882Glasgow and North Western Railway
Route surveyed.
  /11/1882Glasgow and North Western Railway
Glasgow and North Western Railway proposed, the Bill presented to Parliament to seek approval.. The route was to have been a 167 mile long railway from Glasgow to Inverness via Fort William. Supported by the North British Railway and opposed by the Highland Railway, Caledonian Railway (part owners of the Callander and Oban Railway), Caledonian Canal, David MacBrayne and some landowners. The Bill was rejected in 1883. It was not built (a less ambitious variation of it, the West Highland Railway with an Act in 1889, did open).
  /  /1884Newport, Abergavenny and Hereford Railway
Private coal and stores siding laid to Abergavenny Lunatic Asylum from south junction at triangle. London and North Western Railway had running powers to hospital.
  /  /1884City of Dublin Junction Railways
Act passed to connect the Dublin and Kingstown Railway to other railways in Dublin (the ^Loop Line^). (Previously opposed by the London and North Western Railway for fear of loss of traffic from the Holyhead to Dublin North Wall route.
01/07/1884Bethesda Branch (London and North Western Railway)
Line opened from Penrhyn, by Bangor, to Bethesda.
28/07/1884Inverness and Aviemore Direct Railway (Highland Railway)
Act passed. This was partly in response to the proposed incursion of the North British Railway's Glasgow and North Western Railway from Glasgow to Inverness via Loch Lomond, Crianlarich, Glencoe, Fort William and the Great Glen.
  /  /1885Portpatrick Railway Wigtownshire Railway
The Caledonian Railway's lease expires - the Portpatrick Railway and Wigtownshire Railway become jointly run as the Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint Railway - controlled by the Caledonian Railway, London and North Western Railway, Glasgow and South Western Railway and Midland Railway. The stock was owned by all four companies and operated by the two Scottish companies. The Joint company also owned 4/5 of the Larne and Stranraer Steamship Joint Committee, the remaining 1/5 owned by the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway.
  /  /1885Dublin North Wall London and North Western Railway
Hotel opened at Dublin North Wall.
04/05/1885London and North Western Railway South Wales
Dowlais High Street opened, through trains to Merthyr stop using Dowlais Lloyd Street, and Dowlais Top closed.
  /  /1890North Western Railway
Wennington Junction signal box opened.
  /07/1893London and North Western Railway Caledonian Railway
Corridor dining cars begin to be used on the West Coast Main Line.
  /  /1895Weedon, Daventry and Leamington Spa Branch (London and North Western Railway)
Line opened.
  /  /1900Penllwyn Tramway, London and North Western Railway
A new spur, west of Nine Mile Point, is opened to the Penllwyn Tramway by the owners, the London and North Western Railway to give access to Nine Mile Point Colliery. Formerly this tramway was accessible by a point west of Nine Mile Point and thus in Great Western Railway territory.
31/07/1902Brynmawr and Western Valleys Railway
Line taken over jointly by the London and North Western Railway and the Great Western Railway as the Nantyglo and Blaina Iron Company were asking too high a price to buy their private Nantyglo Iron Works to Brynmawr railway.
  /  /1909London and North Western Railway
Many Holyhead services relocated from Dublin North Wall to Dun Laoghaire.
  /  /1910London and North Western Railway, South Wales
Run-away coal train piles up after being diverted onto a dead-end siding by signalman on Ebbw Vale Branch.
  /  /1918London and North Western Railway
Lease of the Nantyglo to Brynmawr railway expires.
  /  /1920London and North Western Railway
Replaces City of Dublin Steam Packet Company services.
  /  /1923London Midland and Scottish Railway
0-8-4 tanks by H.P.M. Beams introduced on the London and North Western Railway, South Wales.
  /  /1923Dublin North Wall London and North Western Railway
Hotel at Dublin North Wall closed.
  /  /1937London and North Western Railway South Wales
Cwmbargoed branch closed.
  /  /1948~London and North Western Railway
Adlington renamed Adlington (Cheshire)
05/02/1951Beaufort Ironworks Tramway, London and North Western Railway, South Wales
Link closed to passengers.
23/09/1953Rhymney Railway, London and North Western Railway, South Wales
Joint line from Rhymney to Rhymney Bridge closed.
22/11/1954London and North Western Railway South Wales
Freight services transferred to Great Western Railway routes.
  /  /1958Weedon, Daventry and Leamington Spa Branch (London and North Western Railway)
Closed to passengers.
06/01/1958London and North Western Railway South Wales
Closed to passengers.
  /  /1959London and North Western Railway
Rugby to Leamington Spa closed to passengers.
02/11/1959Beaufort Ironworks Tramway, London and North Western Railway, South Wales
Link closed completely.
04/01/1960Northampton and Market Harborough Branch (London and North Western Railway)
Line closed to passengers.
  /  /1963Weedon, Daventry and Leamington Spa Branch (London and North Western Railway)
Closed to goods except the Marton to Southam section which was accessed by the Rugby to Marton line.
07/10/1963Bethesda Branch (London and North Western Railway)
Line closed.
06/01/1969Northampton and Market Harborough Branch (London and North Western Railway)
Line re-opened for through passenger trains.
01/05/1969Northampton and Market Harborough Branch (London and North Western Railway)
Line closed to passengers.
10/07/1972Northampton and Market Harborough Branch (London and North Western Railway)
Line re-opened for through passenger trains.
16/08/1981Northampton and Market Harborough Branch (London and North Western Railway)
Line closed to passengers.
  /  /2006Ditton, Runcorn Gap and Dutton Line and Edge Hll to Speke Line (London and North Western Railway) Manchester to Cressington Junction Line (Cheshire Lines Committee)
Liverpool South Parkway opened with platforms on both lines.
31/04/2006North Western Railway
Wennington Junction signal box demolished.

Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Skipton to Lancaster



This is a two platform station. ...

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142013 calls at Gargrave with the 10.24 from Leeds to Lancaster on 17 March 2019. The former goods yard is in the background. ...
Bill Roberton 17/03/2019
142013 nears Gargrave with the 10.24 from Leeds to Lancaster on 17 March 2019. ...
Bill Roberton 17/03/2019
Gargrave station looking east. ...
Ewan Crawford //
UK Railtours excursion from London Kings Cross to Carlisle passing Gargrave station. Looking back along the train on 3rd October 2015. ...
David Bosher 03/10/2015
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35018 ^British India Line^ runs through Hellifield station to go on the front of the WCRC charter service to Carlisle that is sitting in the down loop ...
John McIntyre 08/09/2020
35018 ^British India Line^ waits in the up loop at Hellifield with support coach to take over the ^Dalesman^ tour from Chester to Carlisle on 8 ...
John McIntyre 08/09/2020
The 9 year tour of duty almost over, ex LMS 4-6-0 no.46115 ^Scots Guardsman^ prepares to head back to Carnforth with support coach on 15 August 2017. ...
John McIntyre 15/08/2017
35018 British India Line arrives in the Up loop at Hellifield whilst on the second loaded test run around the ^Carnforth Circuit^ on 17 August 2017. ...
John McIntyre 17/08/2017
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GBRF 66730 approaches Long Preston with empty wagons heading to Arcow Quarry from Hunslet on 8 September 2020. ...
John McIntyre 08/09/2020
DBC 66102 passes Long Preston on 8 September 2020 with a New Biggin to Tees Dock gypsum train. ...
John McIntyre 08/09/2020
Long Preston station looking west. ...
Ewan Crawford //
Closely following 60163 and The Border Raider through Long Preston on 16th September 2017 was DBS 66176 with a long rake of cement tankers from ...
Mark Bartlett 16/09/2017
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This was a short lived station at Settle Junction, just to its south.
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Empty coal train takes the Settle and Carlisle Line at Settle Junction. ...
Ewan Crawford //
The signal box at Settle Junction, photographed in July 1986. ...
David Panton /07/1986
Eastbound train off the Settle and Carlisle Line at Settle Junction. ...
Ewan Crawford //
The Midland signal box at Settle Junction, as seen from a passing charter train (with opening windows!) coming off the Little North Western line from ...
Mark Bartlett 21/03/2015
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Giggleswick looking west. The was the site of a station called Settle until the opening of the Settle and Carlisle Line. ...
Ewan Crawford //
With the autumn colours appearing in the trees a Northern service from Morecambe to Leeds departing from Giggleswick towards Settle Jct late in the ...
John McIntyre 16/10/2014
Standard 4MT 4-6-0 75019 hauls a short freight towards Settle Junction on the Little North Western line from Carnforth in the summer of 1968. ...
David Hindle /06/1968
Basic but tidy facilities at Giggleswick, for the five trains a day each way service, with a waiting shelter on the Skipton and Leeds platform but ...
Mark Bartlett 15/12/2008
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Once a junction but on a smaller scale than its southerly namesake, Clapham in North Yorkshire is rather quieter and in a more rural setting. A ...
John McIntyre 16/10/2014
Early morning sunshine at Clapham station on 21st March 2015 as Brush Type 4 47760 runs through with the Wensleydale and Durham Coast rail ...
Mark Bartlett 21/03/2015
A Morecambe to Leeds service leaves Clapham station (just visible far left) and crosses the substantial viaduct over the River Wenning. The river is a ...
Mark Bartlett 23/03/2016
Northern railcar 153 360 on the Leeds - Morecambe route approaching Clapham, North Yorkshire, on 17 April 2011. ...
Andrew Wilson 17/04/2011
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This is a two platform station. The main station building is on the eastbound platform, a 1950s replacement for the original main building. The goods yard was to the west of the station, on the north side of the line. ...

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3-car Pacer 144020 calls at Bentham with a Morecambe to Leeds service on 25th April 2019. Bentham station is in first class order these days, not ...
Mark Bartlett 25/04/2019
A Leeds to Morecambe service calls at Bentham on 16 October 2014. ...
John McIntyre 16/10/2014
3-car Pacer 144014, on a Leeds to Morecambe service, clatters along jointed track at Greystonegill Bridge in the Wenning Valley near Bentham on 2nd ...
Mark Bartlett 02/12/2017
A light engine movement from the National Railway Museum to Carnforth on 16th September 2017. West Coast Railway^s 47245 and Slim Jim 33207 ...
Mark Bartlett 16/09/2017
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3-car Pacer 144020 calls at Wennington on its way to Morecambe from Leeds on 24th January 2019. The population of Wennington is only 138 but the ...
Mark Bartlett 24/01/2019
142024 pulls away from the Wennington stop with a Leeds to Lancaster service on 4th November 2019. On this still autumn morning the Pacer could be ...
Mark Bartlett 04/11/2019
The first revenue earning train for 35018 British India Line was the annual Lune Rivers Trust special from Carnforth to York on 30th ...
Mark Bartlett 30/09/2017
First train of the day at Wennington on 30th September 2017 as 144021 leaves for Lancaster. Wennington would normally be very quiet at this time but ...
Mark Bartlett 30/09/2017
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This interesting five arch bridge spans the trackbed, and the River Wenning, a short distance to the west of Wennington station on the old direct line ...
Mark Bartlett 31/12/2009
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Station Court at Hornby, and a small industrial unit behind it, occupy the site of Hornby Station and the trackbed of the North Western line from ...
Mark Bartlett 20/08/2019
The partly blocked off cutting on the right carried the former Wennington to Lancaster Green Ayre line just west of Hornby station. The line crossed ...
Mark Bartlett 20/02/2019
The view Southwest along the Wennington to Lancaster trackbed from the A683 main road at Hornby in February 2019. The railway crossed the road on a ...
Mark Bartlett 19/02/2019
Hornby station closed in 1957, nine years before the line itself. Once the line had closed completely a small housing development was built on the ...
Mark Bartlett 14/07/2009
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Looking towards Claughton Moor from the A683 road in August 2017, with a succession of clay buckets on the move to and from the brick works behind the ...
Mark Bartlett 11/08/2017
A slightly hazy view of the Claughton Aerial Ropeway, top to bottom, looking across from the Aughton side of the Lune Valley in August 2019. Claughton ...
Mark Bartlett 20/08/2019
Inside the boundary of the clay pit at Claughton Moor the aerial ropeway runs at a much lower level. One of the shorter pylons can be seen here with a ...
Mark Bartlett 09/05/2014
The ropeway from Claughton Moor only crosses two public rights of way. The main A683 road in the village is well protected from falling material by a ...
Mark Bartlett 09/05/2014
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Two views of the Caton to Lancaster trackbed cycle path from the access point at Crook o^Lune. The upper view looks towards Lancaster with the ...
Mark Bartlett 11/01/2019
Caton station closed in 1960, six years before the line itself, and this picture is of the site, looking towards Hornby. The extended station house ...
Mark Bartlett 10/05/2009
Trackbed view west from the easterly Crook O Lune bridge. Immediately beyond the over bridge the westerly bridge can be seen showing how close the two ...
Mark Bartlett 10/05/2009
Caton closed in 1961, six years before the line from Lancaster to Wennington. The station itself has been heavily modified as a private residence and ...
Mark Bartlett 29/08/2008
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The station building at Halton on the shortened eastbound platform at Halton on the on-time Midland line from Wennington Junction to [[Lancaster ...
John McIntyre 30/06/2013
The closed station at Halton, on the Lancaster to Wennington line on 23rd June 2015. This view looks along the outside of the retaining wall on the ...
Mark Bartlett 23/06/2015
The east end of the goods shed at Halton on 30 June 2013 showing that, unlike the west end, see image 18185 the door appears to be original. The ...
John McIntyre 30/06/2013
This bridge over the Lancaster to Wennington direct line was built in 1960 to carry the Lancaster By-pass, later the M6 Motorway. The railway closed ...
Mark Bartlett 24/04/2009
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View west along the River Lune at Lancaster - September 2014 see image 44262. ...
Ken Strachan 06/09/2014
The approach to Green Ayre station site on the trackbed from Halton is quiet and feels very rural but is close to Lancaster centre and the busy one ...
Mark Bartlett 07/08/2008
A short single track line from Lancaster Castle dropped down to Lancaster Green Ayre, alongside the River Lune. Originally electrified it closed to ...
Mark Bartlett 13/12/2010
View towards Halton from approximately the end of the platforms at Lancaster Green Ayre station, now a park close by the River Lune. This would also ...
Mark Bartlett 07/08/2008
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Ingleton Branch

Once a junction but on a smaller scale than its southerly namesake, Clapham in North Yorkshire is rather quieter and in a more rural setting. A ...
John McIntyre 16/10/2014
Early morning sunshine at Clapham station on 21st March 2015 as Brush Type 4 47760 runs through with the Wensleydale and Durham Coast rail ...
Mark Bartlett 21/03/2015
A Morecambe to Leeds service leaves Clapham station (just visible far left) and crosses the substantial viaduct over the River Wenning. The river is a ...
Mark Bartlett 23/03/2016
Northern railcar 153 360 on the Leeds - Morecambe route approaching Clapham, North Yorkshire, on 17 April 2011. ...
Andrew Wilson 17/04/2011
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Ingleton had two stations, one on either side of its end-on junction between the MR and the LNWR. The site of one of them is now a community centre, ...
Ken Strachan 10/05/2009
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