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placename:- Coniston Railway
parish Broughton West parish, once in Lancashire
parish Torver parish, once in Lancashire
parish Coniston parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
railway
from Foxfield Junction on the Furness Railway, through Broughton in Furness, Woodland, Torver, to Coniston, Cumberland.
References

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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 GAR2SD29, button to large image
triple line, light bold light, railway
thumbnail GAR2SD28, button to large image
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

hearsay Operated by the Furness Railway from 1860.
9.5 miles.

goes through
mapping:- Foxfield Junction, Broughton West
Broughton in Furness Station, Broughton in Furness
railway bridge, Broughton in Furness
railway bridge, Broughton West
railway bridge, Broughton West (2)
railway bridge, Broughton West (3)
Woodland Station, Broughton West
accomodation crossing, Broughton West
accomodation crossing, Torver
accomodation crossing, Torver (2)
Crossings, Torver
Torver Station, Torver
railway bridge, Torver (2)
railway bridge, Torver
Coniston Lake Station, Coniston
railway bridge, Coniston
Copper House, Coniston10.8.1857: authorized
1859=1860: opened
6.10.1958: closed, passengers
30.4.1962: closed, goods

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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