Cumbria Railway Photograph Collection

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Cumbria Railway Photograph Collection

Below is a random collection of photographs of the lost stations and railways of Cumbria which have closed between 1900 and the present day. I will keep adding to this collection as the website grows so if you have any old photographs you would like to include please send them to me at

Comiston Station 1968

Photograph of Coniston Station sent to me of her brother Stephen from Hilary Browne taken by her father William Thomas Singleton in 1968

Burniside High Level Crossing 1938

Photograph of Burneside Higher Level Crossing Cottage sent to me from Hilary Browne taken by her grandmother Yvonne Booth in 1938

Keswick Station June 1972

Keswick Station 4th March 1972 taken by Bill Jamieson

Keswick Station June 1972      Keswick Station June 1972

Keswick Station was closed on the 6th March 1972 the two excellent photos above were taken by David James (who now lives in Fremantle Western Australia) in June 1972 some 4 months after final closure

Papcastle Station early 1900's      Papcastle Station July 2008

Papcastle Station on the Derwent Branch which opened in 1867- Photos are early 1900's and July 2008 (Photo taken by kind permission of Mr Roger Pope)

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Clifton and Lowther Station taken 1900 (Site is on the present West Coast Line) -

Moresby Park Station 1964      Moresby Park Station 1964

Moresby Park Station 1966      Moresby Park Station 1966

Moresby Park Station March 2008      Moresby Park Station March 2008

Moresby Park Station Now and Then - Top pictures 1964 middle 1966 and bottom two taken March 2008

Cumbria Railways - Queens Visit to Keswick 1956

Queens Visit to Keswick in October 1956 - When she had officially opened Calder hall (Sellafield) This photo by kind permission of John Charters and credited to the late Alec Fraser of Penrith.

Cumbria Railways - Keswick Station Staff 1956

Keswick Station Staff 1956 - Station Master Jackson Armstrong (Second Right) and four of his staff from Left to Right Harry Hayes, Harry Worthington, Richard Scott and Johny Rigg. Jackson Armstrong was the last Stationmaster/Goods agent appointed to Keswick and was in office from 1955 until 1964.

Cumbria Railways - Workington Shed 1965

Workington Shed 1965

Cumbria Railways - Coniston Station

Coniston Station

Cumbria Railways - Coniston Station early 1900's

Coniston Station early 1900's

Cumbria Railways - Coniston Station early 1957

Coniston Station 1957

Cumbria Railways - Coniston Station early 1957

Coniston Station and Signal Box 1957

Cumbria Railways - Greenodd 1962

Greenodd 1962

Cumbria Railways - Rockcliffe Station 1920

Rockcliffe Station 1920

Cumbria Railways - Bullgill Station Directors Special 1924

Bullgill Station Directors Special 1924

Cumbria Railways - Bulgill Station Staff 1890's

Bulgill Station Staff 1890's

Cumbria Railways - Millom Iron Works 1905

Millom Iron Works 1905

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