Hest Bank Junction

Location type

Junction

Names and dates

Morecambe Junction [1st] (1864-1888)
Morecambe North Junction (-1888--1973)
Hest Bank Junction (1973-)

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.

Opened on the Morecambe Branch (London and North Western Railway).
Opened on the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway.

Description

Date of change of name assumed.

This junction opened in 1864 when the new link opened west to Hest Bank Junction [1st].

The name changed around 1888 when the south curve from Bare Lane Junction to Morecambe South Junction opened.

Tags

Junction

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
03/08/2020

Books


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

An Illustrated History of Carlisle's Railways