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placename:- Eden Valley Railway
other name:- EVR
other name:- Westmorland Railway
parish Kirkby Stephen parish, once in Westmorland
parish Waitby parish, once in Westmorland
parish Soulby parish, once in Westmorland
parish Musgrave parish, once in Westmorland
parish Warcop parish, once in Westmorland
parish Murton parish, once in Westmorland
parish Appleby-in-Westmorland parish, once in Westmorland
parish Crackenthorpe parish, once in Westmorland
parish Long Marton parish, once in Westmorland
parish Kirkby Thore parish, once in Westmorland
parish Temple Sowerby parish, once in Westmorland
parish Brougham parish, once in Westmorland
parish Clifton parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
railway
from Kirkby Stephen on the South Durham and Lancashire Railway, through Musgrave, Warcop, Appleby, Kirkby Thore, Cliburn, to Clifton on the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway, Cumberland.
When Tebay was chosen as the west endpoint of a route from east to west coast lines, local interests proposed the EVR to link to Clifton and Penrith.
References

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old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 16 14)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Eden Valley branch
railway
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
thumbnail GAR2NY52, button to large image
triple line, light bold light, railway
thumbnail GAR2NY62, button to large image
thumbnail GAR2NY61, button to large image
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

old map:- Railway Clearing House 1900s-10s

N. E.
N. E.

placename:- North Eastern Railway
date:- 1914
period:- 1910s

old map:- North Eastern Railway c1900

Railway map, station wall map, coloured ceramic tiles, North Eastern Railway, with parts in Westmorland, Cumberland etc, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, made by Craven, Dunnill and Co, Jackfield, Shropshire, about 1900.
thumbnail NER1R2, button to large image

placename:- North Eastern Railway
date:- 1900
period:- 1900s

A draft prospectus written October 1857 calls it the Westmorland Railway; when issued the prospectus named it Eden Valley Railway, December 1857.
Thomas Bouch was the engineer. Two routes were proposed; west of the river via Morland, and the route used, east of the river via warcop.
Worked from the start by The Stockton and Darlington Railway.
Walton, Peter: 1992: Stainmore and Eden Valley Railways: Oxford Publishing Co (Sparkford, Somerset):: ISBN 0 86093 306 7
Western, Robert: 1997: Eden Valley Railway: Oakwood Press (Headington, Oxford):: ISBN 0 85361 486 5

goes through
mapping:- Kirkby Stephen Junction, Kirkby Stephen
railway bridge, Waitby (4)
Waitby Crossing, Waitby
railway bridge, Soulby (2)
lineside hut, Soulby
railway bridge, Soulby
Scandal Bridge, Soulby
Eden Bridge, Musgrave
railway bridge, Musgrave
Musgrave Station, Musgrave
Warcop Station, Warcop
railway bridge, Warcop (2)
railway bridge, Warcop
Coupland Viaduct, Warcop
Brough Bridge, Murton
railway bridge, Appleby-in-Westmorland (4)
railway bridge, Appleby-in-Westmorland (3)
Appleby East Station, Appleby-in-Westmorland
level crossing, Appleby-in-Westmorland
Appleby Junction, Appleby-in-Westmorland
Kirkby Thore Station, Kirkby Thore
railway bridge, Crackenthorpe
railway bridge, Kirkby Thore (3)
railway bridge, Temple Sowerby
linside hut, Temple Sowerby
Temple Sowerby Station, Temple Sowerby
Skygarth Viaduct, Temple Sowerby
Cliburn Station, Brougham
Wetheriggs Junction, Clifton
Wetheriggs Pottery Siding, Wetheriggs
railway bridge, Clifton (5)
Clifton Station, Clifton
Eden Valley Junction, Clifton
21.5.1858: authorized
1862: opened
22.1.1962: closed, passengers

goes through
mapping:- railway bridge, Clifton (4)
railway bridge, Clifton (3)

goes through
mapping:- Eamont Bridge Junction, Dacre
railway bridge, Skirsgill
Redhills Junction, Penrith

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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