SD0896 : Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Station, Ravenglass

taken 12 years ago, near to Ravenglass, Cumbria, Great Britain

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Station, Ravenglass.
Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Station, Ravenglass.
A narrow gauge, preservation railway running on an old mineral line into Eskdale. LinkExternal link
Ravenglass to Eskdale Railway

A steam preservation railway, originally build as a narrow gauge mineral line in 1875 to export Iron ore from the Esk valley via the port of Ravenglass. Locally known as La'al Ratty. The terminal stations are Ravenglass SD0896 : Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Station, Ravenglass. & SD0896 : Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway and Dalegarth NY1700 : Dalegarth Station & NY1700 : Dalegarth Station, Eskdale (at the village of Boot) Website: LinkExternal link where a full timetable and history are available.

Ravenglass Station

Ravenglass railway station opened in 1875. It is a stop on the scenic Cumbrian Coast Line and the terminus of the Ravenglass and Eskdale heritage railway. The two parts of the station are separated by the station's car park. Its National Rail station is operated by Northern Rail, who provide all passenger train services, whilst the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway run its own platforms and services. The mainline station was originally known as Ravenglass before being lengthened to Ravenglass for Eskdale. It was then renamed to Ravenglass on 6 May 1974. When First North Western operated the station during the early part of the 21st century, it reverted to its name of Ravenglass for Eskdale until Northern Rail rebranded the station signage in 2007, losing the for Eskdale suffix once more.

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Tuesday, 26 May, 2009   (more nearby)
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Monday, 1 June, 2009
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Railway station   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 085 964 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:21.3266N 3:24.4913W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 085 964
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