NX9925 : Harrington railway station, Cumbria

taken 9 years ago, near to Harrington, Cumbria, Great Britain

Harrington railway station, Cumbria
Harrington railway station, Cumbria
Opened in 1846 by the Whitehaven Junction Railway (later part of the London & North Western Railway empire) on the line from Barrow-in-Furness to Carlisle. View north towards Workington and Carlisle.
The two raised darker areas on the platforms are known as "Harrington Humps", designed to raise the level of the platform and give easier access to trains. They were first tried here, hence the name, and are now used at numerous other rural stations.
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NX9925, 37 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 July, 2013
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Business, Retail, Services  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 9900 2535 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.7902N 3:33.9255W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 9900 2531
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Railway Station  London Midland & Scottish Railway  London & North Western Railway  Train Station 

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