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South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway
Stainmore Railway
civil parish:-   Tebay (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Orton S (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Ravenstonedale (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Crosby Garrett (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Waitby (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Kirkby Stephen (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Nateby (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Hartley (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Winton (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Kaber (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   railway
county:-   Durham
locality type:-   railway
SummaryText:-   from Tebay on the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway, through Gaisgill, Ravenstonedale, Smardale, Kirkby Stephen Barras, Westmorland; and eastward over Stainmoor, Durham.
SummaryText:-   There were several schemes proposed to cross from east to west coast lines. Earlier schemes amalgamated into the Northern Counties Union Railway, approved 1846, failed 1849. The SDLUR inherited the route, choosing Tebay rather than Clifton as the west endpoint.
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:- North Eastern Railway c1900
placename:-  North Eastern Railway
source data:-   Railway map, wall map of coloured ceramic tiles, North Eastern Railway, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, made by Craven, Dunnill and Co, Jackfield, Shropshire, about 1900.
image  click to enlarge
item:-  National Railway Museum : 1995-7786
Image © see bottom of page

Surveyed by Thomas Bouch.
The route from Tebay east is now a main road.

Walton, Peter: 1992: Stainmore and Eden Valley Railways: Oxford Publishing Co (Sparkford, Somerset):: ISBN 0 86093 306 7

person:-   railway company
 : South Durham and Lancashire Union RailwaySDLUR
date:-   1857
 to 1863

person:-   railway company
 : Stockton and Darlington RailwayStDR
date:-   1863 (?)

person:-   railway company
 : North Eastern RailwayNER
date:-   1863
 to 1923

person:-   railway company
 : London and North Eastern RailwayLNER
date:-   1923
 to 1948

person:-   railway company
 : British RailwaysBR
date:-   1948
 to 1965

goes through:-    Tebay Station, Tebay
 Tebay North Junction, Tebay
[Tebay No.3 Box, Tebay]
[Gaisgill Station, Tebay]
[Kelleth Crossing, Kelleth]
 Newbiggin Station, Ravenstonedale
 railway bridge, Ravenstonedale
[Sandybank Box, ...]
 seat, Crosby Garrett
 fence, Crosby Garrett
 railway bridge, Crosby Garrett (6)
 house, Crosby Garrett
 railway bridge, Crosby Garrett (7)
 retaining wall, Crosby Garrett
 Smardalegill Viaduct, Crosby Garrett
 Smardale Station, Smardale
 railway bridge, Smardale (2)
 railway bridge, Waitby (6)
 Waitby Crossing, Waitby
 railway bridge, Waitby (5)
[railway bridge, Waitby (7)]
 Kirkby Stephen Junction, Kirkby Stephen
 railway footbridge, Kirkby Stephen
 Kirkby Stephen Station, Kirkby Stephen
 railway bridge, Nateby (2)
 railway bridge, Nateby
 railway bridge, Nateby (3)
 railway bridge, Nateby (4)
 lineside hut, Nateby
 railway bridge, Nateby (5)
 Podgill Viaduct, Hartley
 railway bridge, Hartley
 signal box, Hartley
 lineside hut, Hartley
[Hartley Quarry Spur, Hartley]
 Merrygill Viaduct, Hartley
 railway bridge, Winton
 railway bridge, Winton (2)
 Redgategill Viaduct, Winton
 railway bridge, Soulby (3)
 railway bridge, Kaber
 railway culvert, Kaber
 railway building, Kaber
 Belah Box, Kaber
 Belah Viaduct, Kaber
 railway bridge, Stainmore (2)
 Barras Station, Stainmore
 railway bridge, Stainmore
 Mousegill Viaduct, Stainmore
 railway bridge, Stainmore (4)
 railway bridge, Stainmore (3)
 lineside hut, Stainmore
[Bleathgill Box, ...]
 Summit Station, Stainmore
 Stainmore Summit, Stainmore
[Summit Box, Stainmore]
[Barnard Castle, Northumberland]
17.7.1857: authorized -  

1861: opened -  

30.11.1964: closed, passengers -  

5.3.1865: closed, goods -  

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