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placename:- Ulverstone and Lancaster Railway
other name:- Cumbrian Coast Line
parish Ulverston parish, once in Lancashire
parish Egton with Newland parish, once in Lancashire
parish Lower Allithwaite parish, once in Lancashire
parish Lower Holker parish, once in Lancashire
parish Grange-over-Sands parish, once in Lancashire
parish Meathop and Ulpha parish, once in Westmorland
parish Arnside parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
county:- Lancashire
from Ulverston on the Furness Railway, through Plumpton, Cark in Cartmel, Kent's Bank, Grange over Sands, Arnside, Silverdale, to Carnforth on the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway, Lancashire.



Ulverstone and Lancaster Railway -- Ulverston and Egton with Newland etc -- Cumbria -- Lancashire / -- 18.4.2006

guide book:- Barber 1873

Guide book, The Tourist's Picturesque Guide to Furness Abbey, the Vicinity, and Lakes Coniston and Windermere, by Henry Barber, published by The Graphotyping Co, 7 Garrick Street and Simpkin, Marshall and Co, Stationers' Hall Court, London, and by J Atkinson, King Street, Ulverston, Cumberland, 5th edn about 1873.
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date:- 1873
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

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.
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triple line, light bold light, railway
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Midland Railway
note the triangular juntion with the Lakside branch; the route across Cartmel Sands is interesting
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placename:- Midland Railway
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

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


placename:- Furness Railway
date:- 1914
period:- 1910s

hearsay The railway was promoted by the Brogden Family. A route was surveyed by McLean and Stileman, 1850.
19 1/2 miles.
The railway caused enormous changes to the northern shore of Morecambe Bay and the Kent Estuary. From the openeing in 1859 up to the 1870s over 1100 acres of land were reclaimed. Above the viaduct 700 acres of new marsh appeared as a result of silting, some of which was reclaimed later.
Gilpin, Leslie R: 2008: Ulverstone and Lancaster Railway: Cumbrian Railways Association:: ISBN 0 954232 7 0

goes through
mapping:- Ulverston Station, Ulverston
railway bridge, Ulverston (3)
railway bridge, Ulverston (4)
railway bridge, Ulverston (5)
railway bridge, Ulverston (6)
railway viaduct, Ulverston
railway bridge, Ulverston (2)
Next Ness Embankment, Egton with Newland
Plumpton West Junction, Egton with Newland
Plumpton East Junction, Egton with Newland
railway bridge, Egton with Newland (3)
Plumpton Gate, Egton with Newland
railway bridge, Egton with Newland (4)
wind pressure gauge, Leven Viaduct
Leven Viaduct, Egton with Newland
level crossing, Lower Holker
railway bridge, Cark
Cark and Cartmel Station, Cark
railway bridge, Flookburgh
Wraysholme Halt, Lower Allithwaite
Wraysholme Crossing, Lower Allithwaite
level crossing, Kents Bank
Kents Bank Station, Kents Bank
railway bridge, Grange-over-Sands
level crossing, Grange-over-Sands (2)
railway footbridge, Grange-over-Sands (2)
Bayley Lane Crossing, Grange-over-Sands
Grange-over-Sands Station, Grange-over-Sands
signal box, Grange-over-Sands
railway footbridge, Grange-over-Sands
railway embankment, Grange-over-Sands
level crossing, Grange-over-Sands
Meathop Embankment, Meathop and Ulpha
Kent Viaduct, Arnside
signal box, Arnside
Arnside Junction, Arnside
Arnside Station, Arnside
railway bridge, Arnside
level crossing, Arnside
Black Dyke Crossing, Arnside
Silverdale Station, Lancashire
Carnforth Station, Lancashire (2)
Carnforth Station, Lancashire
Carnforth Junction, Lancashire
24.7.1851: authorized
1857: opened

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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