Lancaster Old Junction

Location type

Junction

Name and dates

Lancaster Old Junction (1846-1967)

Opened on the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway.
Opened on the Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway.

Description

This was the junction between the approach to the original Lancaster [1st] terminus of 1840 and the extension north by the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway of 1846 which left the old terminus on a short branch.

The old terminus closed to passengers in 1849, three years after the extension, to become a goods station until 1967.

Tags

Junction
02/04/2018


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

Steam Dreams