Location type


Names and dates

Whitehaven Bransty

Station code: WTH National Rail
Where: North West England, England
Opened on the Whitehaven Junction Railway.
Opened on the Whitehaven and Furness Junction Railway.
Open on the Cumbrian Coast Railway.

Chronology Dates

  /  /1847Whitehaven Junction Railway
Opened from Maryport to Whitehaven Bransty.

News items

11/11/2023Whitehaven railway tunnel testing to seek source of orange water [News and Star]
25/07/2023Councillors join picket line to fight Whitehaven ticket office closure [News and Star]
19/12/2022Cumbrian coal mine to generate four trains per day [RAIL]
07/12/2022First UK coal mine in decades approved despite climate concerns [BBC News]
09/03/2022Mayor of Copeland urges Gove to approve coal mine [News and Star]
22/12/2013Landslip blocks Cumbrian rail line at Harrington [BBC News]
26/08/2010Vital revamp for Arnside Viaduct


A Journey on the Cumbria Coast Railway

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

Cumbrian Railway Photographer, William Nash (X Series)

Cumbrian Railways (Sutton's Photographic History of Railways)

Enjoying the Cumbrian Coast Railway

Images of Cumbrian Railways

The Cumbrian Coast Class 108 DMU (1987-1989)

The Furness Railway: a History