Rome Street Junction

Location type


Name and dates

Rome Street Junction

Opened on the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway.
Opened on the Carlisle Goods Loop (Carlisle Goods Traffic Committee).
Opened on the Carlisle Realignment (Maryport and Carlisle Railway).

Chronology Dates

08/08/1853Maryport and Carlisle Railway
Connection from Forks Junction, west of Carlisle Bogfield, opened. (Carlisle Bogfield was between Rome Street Junction and Bog Junction.)


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