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Kirkby Lonsdale Station on the Little North Western from Clapham to Low Gill. 23/09/2009


Kirkby Lonsdale looking north. 23/09/2009


Silverdale Station on the Furness Railway Cumbrian Coast route. 23/09/2009

Silverdale Station looking towards Carnforth. 23/09/2009

Silverdale Station looking towards Arnside. 23/09/2009


Silverdale Station. 23/09/2009


Kent Viaduct at Arnside. 23/09/2009


Arnside Station looking towards the Viaduct. 23/09/2009

Arnside Station looking towards Silverdale. 23/09/2009


Arnside Station giving a good idea of the picturesque location. 23/09/2009


Arnside Signal Box. 23/09/2009


Dalston Station on the Maryport and Carlisle Railway second station out from Carlisle. 24/09/2009


Dalston Station. 24/09/2009


Kirkandrews on the North British route to Silloth and Port Carlisle. 24/09/2009


Burgh-by-Sands Station next station on the branch. 24/09/2009


Port Carlisle Station an out of the way location on the Solway Firth. 24/09/2009



The Solway Firth and the Caledonian Railways Solway Viaduct. 24/09/2009


Bowness Station on the English side of the Solway Viaduct. 24/09/2009


Bowness Station. 24/09/2009


Whitrigg Station next station south from Bowness. 24/09/2009


Whitrigg Station. 24/09/2009


Back on the Maryport and Carlisle at Wigton Station. 24/09/2009


Wigton Signal Box. 24/09/2009


Wigton Station. 24/09/2009


Abbey Junction Station , junction for the Caledonian Railways Solway route and the North British Silloth route. 24/09/2009


Abbey Junction Station. 24/09/2009


Abbey Town Station, Caledonian Railway Silloth branch. 24/09/2009


Aspatria Station junction for the Maryport and Carlisle Mealsgate loop. 24/09/2009

Aspatria Station. 24/09/2009

Aspatria Station. 24/09/2009


Aspatria Station. 24/09/2009


1890s map showing Maryport Station and lines around the docks.


Maryport Station Signal Box. 24/09/2009


1890s map of Workington Station and Engine Shed


Workington Main No.2 Signal Box. 24/09/2009


Workington Engine Shed. 24/09/2009


Whitehaven Bransty. 1890s



Whitehaven Bransty Signal Box. 24/09/2009


Whitehaven Bransty Signal Box. 24/09/2009


Whitehaven Bransty Station and north portal of Whitehaven Tunnel. Route on the right led to the Docks. 24/09/2009


North portal of Whitehaven Tunnel. 24/09/2009


Beck Foot Viaduct on the Little North Western at Low Gill. 25/09/2009
In the 1980s passing on the nearby WCML an American tourist was heard to comment "Gee its gotta be roman!"


Firbank Viaduct, further down the branch towards Kirkby Lonsdale. 25/09/2009


Carnforth in the 1890s. The Midland Engine Shed is top right (Still standing) the original LNWR Engine
Sheds bottom left and the final London and North Western shed next to the station, now home to West Coast Railways.


Carnforth Station Junction Signal Box. 25/09/2009


Long closed Carnforth Station Signal Box. 25/09/2009


Mainline Platforms at Carnforth Station. 25/09/2009


Coal Hoist and Ash Plant at Carnforth LNWR Engine Shed, memories of happy times at Steamtown Carnforth. 25/09/2009

 


The rather sad sight of the ex Selside Signal Box moved from the nearby Settle and Carlisle route. 25/09/2009


Hest Bank Station on the West Coast Main Line, famously the only location where the WCML is actually on the coast. 25/09/2009


Hest Bank Station. 25/09/2009


Hest Bank Level Crossing Signal Box. 25/09/2009


The un-inspiring view of Heysham Harbour Station. 25/09/2009


Preston in the 1890s.


Preston Station. 25/09/2009

Preston Station. 25/09/2009

Preston Station. 25/09/2009

Preston Station. 25/09/2009

Preston Station. 25/09/2009

Preston Station. 25/09/2009

Preston Station. 25/09/2009

Preston Station. 25/09/2009

Preston Station. 25/09/2009

Preston Station. 25/09/2009

Remaining level crossing post at Latchford on the
Warrington Low Level route prior to building of the Manchester Ship Canal. 26/09/2009


Warrington Low Level route at Latchford, just to confuse the matter
this is the High Level route over The Manchester Ship Canal. 26/09/2009


Not railway but still a signal box, this is the one on Northwich road at
Latchford controlling the Swing Bridge over The Manchester Ship Canal. 26/09/2009


The Chester Road Signal Box. 26/09/2009


Looking across the Chester lines at the West Coast Main Line bridge across the Mersey just south of Warrington Bank Quay. 26/09/2009


WCML Mersey bridge in Warrington. 26/09/2009


1890s map of Warrington, Bank Quay station on the left and Arpley Station on the Low Level route to the right, next to Arpley is Arpley Engine Shed.

Arpley Yard. 26/09/2009


Arpley Junction with the line to Chester curving around Arpley Yard. 26/09/2009

 


Warrimgton Bank Quay Low Level Station, the still open High Level station crosses through the middle of the shot. 26/09/2009


Arpley Junction Signal Box looking towards Arpley Station. 26/09/2009


Warrington Low Level bridge across the Mersey, this is the truncated route still open for freight. 26/09/2009

Warrington Low Level Bridge across the Mersey. 26/09/2009
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