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Coniston Railway
civil parish:-   Broughton West (formerly Lancashire)
civil parish:-   Torver (formerly Lancashire)
civil parish:-   Coniston (formerly Lancashire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   railway
SummaryText:-   from Foxfield Junction on the Furness Railway, through Broughton in Furness, Woodland, Torver, to Coniston, Cumberland.
references:-   image

evidence:-   old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H
source data:-   Map of the English Lakes, in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
triple line, light bold light, railway 
item:-  JandMN : 82.1
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- LMS 1939 B
source data:-   image  click to enlarge
item:-  JandMN : 1016.5
Image © see bottom of page

Operated by the Furness Railway from 1860.
9.5 miles.

person:-   railway company
 : Coniston Railway
date:-   1857
 to 1862

person:-   railway company
 : Furness RailwayFR
date:-   1862
 to 1923

person:-   railway company
 : London, Midland and Scottish RailwayLMS
date:-   1923
 to 1948

person:-   railway company
 : British RailwaysBR
date:-   1948

goes through:-    Foxfield Junction, Broughton West
 Broughton in Furness Station, Broughton in Furness
 railway bridge, Broughton in Furness
 railway bridge, Broughton West
 railway bridge, Broughton West (2)
 railway bridge, Broughton West (3)
 Woodland Station, Broughton West
[accomodation crossing, Broughton West]
[accomodation crossing, Torver]
[accomodation crossing, Torver (2)]
 Crossings, Torver
 Torver Station, Torver
 railway bridge, Torver (2)
 railway bridge, Torver
 engine shed, Coniston
 Coniston Lake Station, Coniston
 railway bridge, Coniston
 Copper House, Coniston
10.8.1857: authorized -  

1859 - 1860: opened 

6.10.1958: closed, passengers -  

30.4.1962: closed, goods -  

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