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Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership

The Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership is the largest Community Rail Partnership in the United Kingdom. It was formed in 1991 to promote the use of, and improvements to, rural railways in Devon and Cornwall, and also to promote the places served ...

                                               

Inny Valley Railway

The Inny Valley Railway was a private narrow gauge railway located at Trebullett, near Launceston in Cornwall, England. The railway was established by James Evans and ran around a field adjoining a workshop for the railway and a mill. Steam locom ...

                                               

Kilmar Railway

                                               

St Dennis Junction

The history of railway lines through the Cornish village of St. Dennis dates back as far as 1849. In that year, a tramway was opened linking the harbour in Newquay to areas where clay was - and still is - mined. This railway ran from Newquay, thr ...

                                               

St Michaels Mount Tramway

The St Michaels Mount Tramway runs from near the harbour up to the castle which dominates the tidal island of St Michaels Mount, in Cornwall, England. The tramway is sometimes referred to as the Dreckly Express.

                                               

Railway bridges in Cornwall

                                               

Coventry Very Light Rail

Coventry Very Light Rail is a planned light rail tram system to operate in Coventry, England. In 2019 it was announced that the first line of the system was planned to be operational by 2024.

                                               

Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway

There were two interlinked railways on the south shore of the Solway Firth. The Port Carlisle Dock and Railway Company was opened in 1854, following the route of a former canal, intended to connect Port Carlisle, to which sea-going ships could na ...

                                               

Carlisle railway history

Carlisle, in North West England, formed the focus for a number of railway routes because of the geography of the area. At first each railway company had its own passenger and goods station, but in 1847 passenger terminal facilities were concentra ...

                                               

Smardale Gill Viaduct

                                               

Windermere branch line

The Windermere branch line, also called the Lakes line is the railway line from Oxenholme to Kendal and Windermere in Cumbria, North West England. The line has a loading gauge of W6.

                                               

Railway accidents and incidents in Cumbria

                                               

Railway bridges in Cumbria

                                               

South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway

                                               

Arkwright Town Junction

Arkwright Town Junction was one of four interrelated junctions built by the GCR to connect its main line to the LD&ECRs main line when it took the latter company over in 1907. The junctions are usually referred to collectively as "Duckmanton ...

                                               

Burton and Ashby Light Railway

The tramway opened on 2 July 1906 and was operated by the Midland Railway. The system used the tracks of the Burton upon Trent Corporation Tramways from a terminus by the Town Hall in Wellington Street through Station Street, Borough Road and Gui ...

                                               

Buxton line

The Buxton line is a railway line in Northern England, connecting Manchester with Buxton in Derbyshire. Passenger services on the line are currently operated by Northern Trains.

                                               

Castle Donington line

The Castle Donington line also known as Weston On Trent Branch Railway is a railway line in Derbyshire, England, that runs between Stenson Junction in the west and Sheet Stores Junction in the east. There are no passenger services that serve this ...

                                               

Duckmanton East Junction

Duckmanton East Junction was one of four interrelated junctions built by the GCR to connect its main line to the LD&ECRs main line when it took the latter company over in 1907. The junctions are usually referred to collectively as "Duckmanton ...

                                               

Duckmanton Junction

Duckmanton Junction sometimes referred to as Duckmanton Junctions is the collective name for four interrelated junctions built by the GCR to connect its main line to the LD&ECRs main line when it took the latter company over in 1907. The junc ...

                                               

Duckmanton North Junction

Duckmanton North Junction was one of four interrelated junctions built by the GCR to connect its main line to the LD&ECRs main line when it took the latter company over in 1907. The junctions are usually referred to collectively as "Duckmanto ...

                                               

Duckmanton South Junction

Duckmanton South Junction was one of four interrelated junctions built by the GCR to connect its main line to the LD&ECRs main line when it took the latter company over in 1907. The junctions are usually referred to collectively as "Duckmanto ...

                                               

Duckmanton Tunnel

The tunnel was opened by the LD&ECR later part of the GCR and subsequently the LNER in March 1897. As originally planned, this was a highly ambitious scheme, as its name suggests, but only the central section between Chesterfield Market Place ...

                                               

Glossop line

The Manchester–Glossop line is a railway line connecting the city of Manchester with the towns of Hadfield and Glossop in Derbyshire, England. Passenger services on the line are operated by Northern Trains. The line is the surviving section of th ...

                                               

Gotham Curve

The Gotham Curve was once the sharpest curve on any standard gauge railway line in the UK. The curve, which was situated in the sparsely populated, exposed limestone uplands in the Peak District of Derbyshire, England, was on the Cromford and Hig ...

                                               

Heritage Shunters Trust

Heritage Shunters Trust is a trading name of The South Yorkshire Railway Co. Ltd. which was founded in 1989. HST is a railway preservation society and is the only preservation society that specialises in the preservation of ex-British Railway die ...

                                               

Hopton Incline

Until it closed in 1967 the Hopton Incline was the steepest stretch of conventional, adhesion-worked standard gauge railway running line in the UK. The incline was situated in sparsely populated, exposed limestone uplands in the Peak District of ...

                                               

Horns Bridge

Horns Bridge is a small area on the southeastern edge of Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England which was remarkable at one time for its congested intersection of roads, rivers, footpaths and railways.

                                               

Rail transport in Derby

                                               

Railway accidents and incidents in Derbyshire

                                               

Railway bridges in Derbyshire

                                               

Railways in Plymouth

The network of railways in Plymouth, Devon, England, was developed by companies affiliated to two competing railways, the Great Western Railway and the London and South Western Railway. At their height two main lines and three branch lines served ...

                                               

Aller Junction

                                               

Riviera Line

The Riviera Line is a local railway line that links the city of Exeter with Dawlish, Teignmouth, and the "English Riviera" resorts of Torbay in Devon, England. It is linked with the Exeter to Plymouth Line with which it shares the route along the ...

                                               

Sidmouth Harbour Railway

The Sidmouth Harbour Railway was a short-lived attempt in the 1830s to create a harbour in the bay at Sidmouth, Devon on the south coast of England. To enable its construction a railway was built along the seafront and then via a tunnel in the cl ...

                                               

South Western franchise

South Western is a railway franchise for the provision of passenger services from London Waterloo to destinations in Surrey, Hampshire, Somerset, Dorset, Berkshire, Wiltshire and Devon on the South Western, Portsmouth Direct and West of England m ...

                                               

West of England line

The West of England line is a British railway line from Basingstoke, Hampshire, to Exeter St Davids in Devon, England. Passenger services run between London Waterloo station and Exeter. Despite its historic title, it is not todays principal route ...

                                               

Railway bridges in Devon

                                               

Railway accidents and incidents in Devon

                                               

Hamworthy Freight Branch

The line was originally constructed by the Southampton and Dorchester Railway in 1847 and was the terminus for Poole via a bridge over the inlet dividing Poole and Hamworthy. A new through branch via Creekmoor opened to a new Poole railway statio ...

                                               

Railway bridges in Dorset

                                               

Durham Coast Line

The Durham Coast Line is an approximately 39.5 miles railway line running between Newcastle and Middlesbrough in North East England. Heavy rail passenger services, predominantly operated Northern Trains, and some freight services operate over the ...

                                               

Tees Valley line

The Tees Valley Line is a railway line located in the north of England, and follows, in part, the original route of the Stockton & Darlington Railway, dating back to 1825. The line covers a distance of 38 miles 61 km, and links Bishop Auckland an ...

                                               

West Hartlepool Harbour and Railway

                                               

West Hartlepool Harbour & Railway

                                               

Railway bridges in County Durham

                                               

Gainsborough line

The Gainsborough line is the current marketing name of the Sudbury branch line, a railway branch line off the Great Eastern Main Line in the east of England, that links Marks Tey in Essex with Sudbury in Suffolk. It is 11 miles 53 chains in lengt ...

                                               

Pier Head railway station (Essex)

Pier Head railway station is a small railway station on the Southend Pier Railway, which serves Southend Pier in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England. It is served by the shuttle train to and from Shore railway station. The train that serves the stati ...

                                               

Shore railway station

Shore railway station is a small railway station on the Southend Pier Railway, which serves Southend Pier in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England. It is served by the shuttle train to and from Pier Head railway station. The train that serves the stati ...

                                               

Southend-on-Sea Corporation Tramways

In 1925, the Corporation looked at replacing the trams with trolleybuses. Two vehicles were hired for evaluation, and were used to supplement the trams on the route to Prittlewell. The trial proved to be successful, and trolleybuses replaced the ...

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