Penrith

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Penrith

Station code: PNR National Rail
Where: North West England, England
Opened on the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway.
Opened on the Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway.




Dates

09/06/1862Eden Valley Railway
Opened from Kirkby Stephen (South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway) to Clifton [Moor] (just south of Penrith on the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway, the junction giving access to the 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.
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.
04/03/1972Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway
Keswick to Penrith closed completely.

Books


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

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

An Illustrated History of Carlisle's Railways

Rails Through Lakeland: Illustrated History of the Workington, Cockermouth, Keswick, Penrith Railway

Rails Through Lakeland: v. 1: Illustrated History of the Workington, Cockermouth, Keswick, Penrith Railway (The nostalgia collection: Railway heritage)

Rails Through Lakeland: v. 2: Illustrated History of the Workington, Cockermouth, Keswick, Penrith Railway (The nostalgia collection: Railway heritage)

Return to Keswick: Case for a New Railway
Strolling with Steam: Walks Along the Keswick Railway
The Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway (Oakwood Library of Railway History)