Kirkby Stephen East

Location type


Names and dates

Kirkby Stephen [NER] (1861-1958)
Kirkby Stephen East (1958-1962)

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

Opened on the South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway.
Opened on the Eden Valley Railway.


This station closed in 1962. It is partly preserved and restored with a short length of track and is now a Heritage Centre

Stainmore Railway Company at Kirkby Stephen East



Chronology Dates

22/01/1962Eden Valley RailwaySouth Durham and Lancashire Union Railway
Barnard Castle [2nd] to Kirkby Stephen East to Penrith (Eden Valley Junction) closed to passengers.
  /  /1970Eden Valley Railway
Kirkby Stephen East to Hartley (excluded) closed completely.

News items

04/08/2023Kirkby Stephen East Station to host inclusive play sessions [News and Star]
16/04/2013Stainmore Railway Company needs £40,000 to build workshop [BBC News]


Darlington and South West Durham: With Richmond and the Stainmore Line (Railway Memories)