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placename:- Port Carlisle Dock and Railway
parish Carlisle city, once in Cumberland
parish Beaumont parish, once in Cumberland
parish Burgh by Sands parish, once in Cumberland
parish Bowness parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
railway
from Canal Junction N, Carlisle, through Kirkandrews, Burgh, Drumburgh, Glasson, to Port Carlisle on the Solway Firth, Cumberland.
References

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photograph

Port Carlisle Dock and Railway -- Carlisle and Beaumont etc -- Cumbria / -- Dandy car no.1 built by North British Railway, St Margaret's Works, Edinburgh, 1863; used to 1913. -- 2008 -- courtsey of the National Railway Museum.

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 GAR2NY26, button to large image
triple line, light bold light, railway
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thumbnail GAR2NY25, button to large image
thumbnail GAR2NY35, button to large image
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

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

NORTH BRITISH

placename:- North British Railway
date:- 1914
period:- 1910s

hearsay The Carlisle Canal Co was re-incorporated to convert the canal to 11 miles of railway, opened 1854, with a 12 3/4 mile extension to Siloth Bay, opened 1856. It was leased to the NBR 1862, and taken over 1880.
Passenger services were still horse drawn in 1914.

goes through
mapping:- Canal Junction N, Carlisle
Caldcoats Bridge, Carlisle
Canal Station, Carlisle
railway bridge, Beaumont
Kirkandrews Station, Beaumont
Burgh Station, Burgh by Sands
railway bridge, Burgh by Sands (2)
railway bridge, Burgh by Sands
railway bridge, Boustead Hill
railway bridge, Easton
Drumburgh Junction, Bowness
railway bridge, Glasson
Glasson Station, Bowness
Port Carlisle Station, Port Carlisle
4.8.1853: authorized
1854: opened
1932: closed, passengers
7.9.1964: closed, goods

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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