|Ambleside Light Railway|
|civil parish:-||Windermere (formerly Westmorland)|
|civil parish:-||Lakes (formerly Westmorland)|
|locality type:-||railway (proposed)|
|locality type:-||narrow gauge railway|
||The original proposals for the Kendal and Windermere Railway in the 1840s continued
at least as far as Low Wood on the way to Ambleside, but this extension was dropped
from the plans.
|A branch extending the Kendal and Windermere Railway to Ambleside was proposed 1886;
it failed. The idea was tried again by the British Electric Traction Co, 1899, under
the Light Railways Act 1896, a 3 feet 6 inch narrow gauge electric tramway; nothing
|The route was from Windermere to Ambleside, Lakes, Cumbria.
|At some date there were plans for the railway to go from Windermere through Ambleside,
Grasmere, and Wythburn, to Keswick.
|goes through:-|| Windermere Station, Windermere
Low Wood, Lakes
Ambleside Station, Ambleside
1899: proposed -
|goes through:-|| Ambleside Station, Ambleside
Wythburn, St John's Castlerigg etc
1890s - ?