Opened on the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway.
This was a sizeable junction station. The line remains open but the station is long gone, closing in 1968. Little remains of the station other than a open area.
For the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway this was an intermediary station opening in 1852 serving a small town. With the opening of the South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway in 1861 it became a junction station.
It grew to have two locomotive sheds, a trainshed over the branch platform and exchange sidings.
The branch closed completely in 1962 and the station in 1968.
Low Gill [2nd]
Low Gill [1st]
Other railway and industry locations
Shap Pink Granite Quarry
Shap Granite Works
Smardale Gill Viaduct
Crosby Garrett Viaduct
Crosby Garrett Tunnel
|Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.|
A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The Lake Counties v. 14 (Regional Railway History)
An Illustrated History of Carlisle's Railways