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Ulverstone and Lancaster Railway
Cumbrian Coast Line
civil parish:-   Ulverston (formerly Lancashire)
civil parish:-   Egton with Newland (formerly Lancashire)
civil parish:-   Lower Allithwaite (formerly Lancashire)
civil parish:-   Lower Holker (formerly Lancashire)
civil parish:-   Grange-over-Sands (formerly Lancashire)
civil parish:-   Meathop and Ulpha (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Arnside (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   railway
county:-   Lancashire
locality type:-   railway
SummaryText:-   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.
references:-   image

BLW36.jpg (taken 18.4.2006)  

evidence:-   old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H
placename:-  Midland Railway
source data:-   Map of the English Lakes, in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
triple line, light bold light, railway 
"Midland Railway"
note the triangular juntion with the Lakside branch; the route across Cartmel Sands is interesting 
item:-  JandMN : 82.1
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evidence:-   old print:- Barber 1873
source data:-   Print, ?colour lithograph, Grange, 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, about 1873.
image  click to enlarge
Grange-over-Sands seen from Holme Island; there is a train on the Ulverstone and Lancaster Railway approaching the station.  "GRANGE"
item:-  JandMN : 69.3
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evidence:-   old map:- LMS 1939 B
source data:-   image  click to enlarge
item:-  JandMN : 1016.5
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The railway was promoted by the Brogden Family. A route was surveyed by McLean and Stileman, 1850.
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

person:-   railway company
 : Ulverstone and Lancaster Railway
date:-   1851
 to 1862

person:-   railway company
 : Furness RailwayFR
date:-   1862
 to 1923

person:-   railway company
 : London, Midland and Scottish RailwayLMS
date:-   1923
 to 1948

person:-   railway company
 : British RailwaysBR
date:-   1948

goes through:-    Ulverston Station, Ulverston
 railway bridge, Ulverston (3)
 railway bridge, Ulverston (4)
 railway bridge, Ulverston (5)
 railway bridge, Ulverston (6)
 railway bridge, Ulverston (8)
 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
 Leven Junction, Egton with Newland
 railway bridge, Egton with Newland (4)
 wind pressure gauge, Leven Viaduct
 Leven Viaduct, Egton with Newland
[railway bridge, Lower Holker]
 level crossing, Lower Holker
[railway bridge, Cark (4)]
[railway bridge, Cark (3)]
[railway bridge, Cark (2)]
 railway bridge, Cark
 Cark and Cartmel Station, Cark
 railway bridge, Flookburgh
 Wraysholme Halt, Lower Allithwaite
 Wraysholme Crossing, Lower Allithwaite
[railway bridge, Lower Allithwaite]
 level crossing, Kents Bank
 Kents Bank Station, Kents Bank
 railway bridge, Grange-over-Sands
[railway crossing, 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
[railway bridge, Meathop]
 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
[railway bridge, Arnside (2)]
 Silverdale Station, Lancashire
 Carnforth Station, Lancashire (2)
 Carnforth Station, Lancashire
 Carnforth Junction, Lancashire
24.7.1851: authorized -  

1857: opened -  

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