Kirkby Stephen

Location type

Station

Names and dates

Kirkby Stephen (1878-1900)
Kirkby Stephen and Ravenstonedale (1900-1953)
Kirkby Stephen West (1953-1968)
Kirkby Stephen (1968-1970)
Kirkby Stephen (1986-)

Station code: KSW National Rail
Where: North West England, England
Opened on the Settle and Carlisle Line (Midland Railway).

Description

This two platform station is open.

The station offers accommodation.
Settle and Carlisle Trust - Kirkby Stephen Accommodation

Tags

Station




Dates

09/06/1862Eden Valley Railway
Opened from Kirkby Stephen (South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway) to Clifton (just south of Penrith on the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway, the junction originally faced south). Engineer: Thomas Bouch.
  /  /1952South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway
Tebay to Kirkby Stephen closed to passengers. Diverted (and tour) passenger trains still use the route. Passenger trains continue to use the Eden Valley Railway from Penrith to Kirkby Stephen and continue to Barnard Castle.

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

Carlisle (Rail Centres)
Line by Line - the Settle & Carlisle
Midlands & North West (Railway Track Diagrams)

On Either Side - the Settle-Carlisle Line: A guide for rail travellers on the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line: 4

The Leeds, Settle & Carlisle Railway: The Midland Route to Scotland

The Line That Refused to Die

The Settle and Carlisle Line: A Nostalgic Trip Along the Whole Route from Hellifield to Carlisle (British Railways Past and Present Companion)