Ulverston and Lancaster Railway

Introduction

This line is open. It was part of the Furness Railway.






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

A TPE Class 185 being operated by Northern departs from Ulverston with a service to Barrow-in-Furness on 20 March 2018. ...
John McIntyre 20/03/2018
37403 Isle of Mull accelerates briskly away from Ulverston propelling the SO Carlisle to Lancaster service eastwards towards the next stop at ...
Mark Bartlett 24/03/2018
The Sellafield to Heysham flask train waits at Ulverston on 20 March 2018. 68025 was leading and 68016 was on the rear. The pause was down to the ...
John McIntyre 20/03/2018
Former ScotRail Class 158, 158870 still with spots, heads east from Ulverston on 20th March 2018 whilst on a Barrow to Lancaster crew training run. ...
John McIntyre 20/03/2018


View west past Plumpton Junction signal box towards Ulverston in July 1987. Hoad Monument stands on Hoad Hill in the right background. ...
Ian Dinmore /07/1987


The Leven Viaduct is just as impressive as the Kent Viaduct at Arnside but not quite so accessible for lineside photography. 37402 heads the morning ...
Mark Bartlett 13/03/2018
On a sunny spring evening a TransPennine 185 unit crosses the long viaduct over the Leven Estuary. The service is heading for Barrow-in-Furness, next ...
Mark Bartlett 10/03/2014


37401 'Mary Queen of Scots,' in large logo livery, runs along the sea embankment at Kents Bank with the 1004hrs Preston to Barrow-in-Furness service ...
Tony Jenkinson 18/08/2017
The 1004 hrs Preston to Barrow in Furness starts away from Kents Bank station on 07 July with DRS 37403 'Isle of Mull'. Now which decade are we in? ...
John McIntyre 07/07/2017
Runnng alongside the Kent Estuary, between Kents Bank and Grange-over-Sands station on 17 April is a TPE Class 185 on a service from Barrow-in-Furness ...
Mark Bartlett 17/04/2010
A little to the east of Kents Bank station is a level crossing affording tractors access to the foreshore. The crossing cottage still stands but these ...
Mark Bartlett 24/08/2009

This fine station is open.
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Northern 156438 skirts the promenade at Grange-over-Sands heading for the next stop at Kents Bank with a service for Barrow-in-Furness on 9th March ...
Mark Bartlett 09/03/2019
153301, on a Lancaster to Barrow service, leans towards the sea as it slows for Grange-over-Sands station on 28 April. The single unit is passing the ...
Mark Bartlett 28/04/2014
The 1325 TransPennine service to Barrow in Furness having just left Grange over Sands on 9th June 2015 passing above the colourful and well kept ...
Brian Smith //
A Barrow to Lancaster service runs between Grange-over-Sands and Arnside on 29th April 2018. In the foreground is the River Winster and behind the ...
Mark Bartlett 29/04/2018

A DMU about to come off the Kent Viaduct at Arnside in the autumn of 1983, having almost cleared the last of the 50 spans of the 1857 structure. The ...
John Furnevel 07/10/1983
Two DRS Class 37s bring an evening Sellafield to Crewe train, comprising five nuclear flasks, across Arnside's viaduct over the Kent estuary on 19 ...
Mark Bartlett 19/06/2013
A southbound DMU crossing the River Kent estuary in the north east corner of Morecambe Bay in October 1983. View is west from The Promenade at ...
John Furnevel 07/10/1983
Redecking and refurbishment of Arnside viaduct underway on 7th April with two rail mounted cranes busy supporting the engineering work. The ...
Mark Bartlett 07/04/2011

45690 Leander approaches the Kent Viaduct and Arnside with a Cumbrian Coast Express returning from Carlisle to Carnforth on 24th March 2018. ...
Mark Bartlett 24/03/2018
Large logo DRS 37402 propels the 1136 (SO) Carlisle to Lancaster across the Kent Estuary at Arnside on a sunny 15th October 2016. ...
Mark Bartlett 15/10/2016
High tide in the Kent Estuary as refurbished Northern Sprinter 156481 comes off the viaduct and slows for the Arnside stop on 1st January 2018. ...
Mark Bartlett 01/01/2018
A Sprinter Bubble Car leaves Arnside and trundles over the Kent Viaduct approach causeway with a Lancaster to Barrow-in-Furness service on 15th ...
Mark Bartlett 15/10/2016

A single car Class 153 arrives at Silverdale with a service to Lancaster on 30 July 2011. ...
John McIntyre 30/07/2011
A Northern 156 on a Lancaster to Barrow service drifts past the reed beds and ponds of the RSPB reserve at Leighton Moss, near to Silverdale station. ...
Mark Bartlett 04/04/2017
Neville Hill based Class 158s are now regulars on Barrow-in-Furness services from the May 2018 timetable. 158844 calls at Silverdale on its way to ...
Mark Bartlett 02/11/2018
A pair of Class 153 single units cross a low bridge near Silverdale with a Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster service on 12th May 2016. The watercourse in ...
Mark Bartlett 12/05/2016


The launch of the CAF Civity trains into Northern passenger service has been further delayed but driver training is taking place now on the ...
Mark Bartlett 31/05/2019


68003 Astute is on the rear of a three coach Class 68 driver training special that has just operated over the Cumbrian Coast line and will ...
Mark Bartlett 12/01/2018

Colas 37421, negotiating the sharp curve at Carnforth, heads for Carlisle via the Cumbrian Coast with a Network Rail Measurement Train on 13th March ...
Mark Bartlett 13/03/2018
37419 leads the 0515hrs Carlisle to Preston service at Carnforth on 18th May 2015. At this time the newly established loco-hauled services were still ...
Tony Jenkinson 18/05/2015
156451 is about to take the scenic route to Carlisle (along the Cumbrian coast) in this view looking North at Carnforth. ...
Ken Strachan 28/01/2015
Colas Rail 37099 brings up the rear on a Network Rail Management Train that was working from Derby to Carlisle via the Cumbrian Coast line on 13th ...
Mark Bartlett 13/03/2018