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placename:- Solway Junction Railway
parish Aspatria parish, once in Cumberland
parish Bromfield parish, once in Cumberland
parish Dundraw parish, once in Cumberland
parish Holme Abbey parish, once in Cumberland
parish Holme East Waver parish, once in Cumberland
parish Kirkbride parish, once in Cumberland
parish Bowness parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
railway
railway
from Brayton on the Maryport and Carlisle Railway, to Abbey Town, along the Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway, then Whitrigg, Bowness, Cumberland; across the Solway Firth; to Annan and northward, Scotland.
References

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photograph

Solway Junction Railway -- Aspatria and Bromfield etc -- Cumbria / -- 18.4.2006

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
thumbnail GAR2NY15, button to large image
thumbnail GAR2NY25, button to large image
thumbnail GAR2NY14, button to large image
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

hearsay 20 1/2 miles. Worked by the Caledonian Railway from the start.

goes through
mapping:- Kirkbride Junction, Holme East Waver
Whitrigg Station, Bowness
Bowness Station, Bowness
Solway Viaduct, Bowness
Shawhill Junction, Scotland
Annan Station, Scotland
30.6.1864: authorized
1869=1870: opened
1.9.1921: closed

goes through
mapping:- Brayton Junction, Brayton
Bromfield Station, Aspatria
Abbeyholme Station, Holme Abbey
Abbey Junction, Holme Abbey
30.6.1864: authorized
1869=1870: opened
1.9.1921: closed

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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