Location type


Name and dates


Station code: BIF National Rail
Where: North West England, England
Opened on the Furness Railway.
Open on the Cumbrian Coast Railway.

Chronology Dates

  /  /1872Antrim Wire Tramway Co
An overhead aerial ropeway or railway (continuous wire on pylons) opened from Cargan, Glenravel, to Red Bay Pier. Ore from Glenravel was exported to Barrow-in-Furness.

News items

09/05/2023Northern depot upgrades enable longer trains to run between Cumbria and Manchester, improving capacity for customers [Northern]
01/10/2021Northern train named 'Pride of Cumbria' to mark 175 years of railway [Northern]
04/02/2015The railway lines alarmingly close to the sea [BBC]


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The Lake Counties v. 14 (Regional Railway History)