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placename:- Alston branch railway
other name:- Newcastle and Carlisle Railway
other name:- NandCR
county:- Northumberland
railway
parish Alston Moor parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
railway
from Haltwhistle on the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, through Featherstone Park, Lambley, Slaggyford, Northumberland; to Alston, Cumberland.
References

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

hearsay A narrow gauge railway, the South Tynedale Railway, now uses some of the trackbed of the Alston branch railway.

goes through
mapping:- Haltwhistle Station, Haltwhistle
Haltwhistle Junction, Haltwhistle
Haltwhistle Viaduct, Haltwhistle
Featherstone Park Station, Featherstone
railway bridge, Featherstone
Coanwood Halt, Coanwood
Lambley Viaduct, Lambley
Lambley Junction, Lambley
Lambley Station, Lambley
Burnstones Viaduct, Burnstones
railway bridge, Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh
Slaggyford Station, Slaggyford
railway bridge, Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh (2)
Kirkhaugh Station, Kirkhaugh
Gilderstone Viaduct, Alston Moor
Alston Station, Alston
26.8.1846: authorized
1852: opened
1.5.1976: closed

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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