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Wissington Light Railway

                                               

Railways on the Isle of Wight

There once existed a 55 1 ⁄ 2 -mile network of railway lines on the Isle of Wight. They were opened by several companies between 1862 and 1901, and all but the 8 1 ⁄ 2 -mile-long Island Line closed between 1952 and 1966. A further 5 1 ⁄ 2 miles h ...

                                               

Island Line, Isle of Wight

The Island Line is a railway line on the Isle of Wight, running 8 1 ⁄ 2 miles from Ryde Pier Head to Shanklin on the Islands east coast. The line was electrified in 1967. Trains connect with passenger ferries to Portsmouth Harbour at Ryde Pier He ...

                                               

Aldwarke Junction

Aldwarke Junction at Parkgate near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England is a major railway junction. It was constructed in 1965 as a part of the Sheffield district rail rationalisation plan.

                                               

Ashendon Junction

Ashendon Junction in Buckinghamshire, England, was a major mainline railway junction where, from July 1910, the Great Western Railways London-Birmingham direct route diverged from the Great Central Railways main London-Sheffield route. It was nea ...

                                               

Aynho Junction

Aynho Junction is a railway junction in Northamptonshire, England, five miles south of Banbury. The junction is a flying junction, with the down line from Bicester North grade separated from the up and down lines from Oxford. The junction is the ...

                                               

Beighton Junction

The term Beighton Junction has been used in a narrow sense to encompass either one, two or three junctions, according to authors purposes, or even as a shorthand for Beighton Junction Signalbox. The narrowest possible scope concerns the original ...

                                               

Clee Hill Junction

Clee Hill Junction was a railway junction in Shropshire, England, where the goods only line from Titterstone Clee Hill joined the Shrewsbury and Hereford Railway, a LNWR/GWR joint line. It was situated 24 chains to the north of Ludlow railway sta ...

                                               

Cliftonville Curve

Cliftonville Curve is a short railway that links the West Coastway Line to the Brighton Main Line between Hove and Preston Park. It was opened in July 1879. The curve includes a 535-yard tunnel. The line, which is also known as the Cliftonville S ...

                                               

Colwich Junction

Colwich Junction is a rail junction near the village of Little Haywood, in the county of Staffordshire, England. It is the junction between two routes of the West Coast main line: the Trent Valley line and the Stone to Colwich cutoff line. The ju ...

                                               

Crow Nest Junction

Crow Nest Junction is a railway junction in North West England. Here, the line which runs east from Hindley railway station divides in two. The northern route runs towards Bolton and the southern route runs towards Manchester Victoria.

                                               

Droitwich Spa Junction

Droitwich Spa Junction is a railway junction located 250 metres north-east of Droitwich Spa railway station, in the town of Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, England.

                                               

Galton Junction

Galton Junction is a minor junction on the West Coast Main Lines Rugby-Birmingham-Stafford Line. With Smethwick Junction, it allows northbound trains from the RBS to join the Birmingham to Worcester via Kidderminster Line in a westbound direction ...

                                               

Grand Junction, Birmingham

Grand Junction is a railway junction in Birmingham, England. It is situated less than one mile east of Birmingham New Street and is thus one of the busiest railway junctions in the UK.

                                               

Hambleton Junction

Hambleton Junction is a grade-separated railway junction near Selby, North Yorkshire, England, which connects the East Coast Main Line with the Leeds to Selby Line.

                                               

Hest Bank North Junction

Hest Bank North Junction is a railway junction in Lancashire, England, where the Morecambe Branch Line joins the former London and North Western Railway line) in the down direction between Lancaster and Carnforth. It is also known as Morecambe No ...

                                               

Hest Bank South Junction

Hest Bank South Junction is a railway junction in Lancashire, England. It is located where the Morecambe Branch Line joins the former London and North Western Railway line) in the up direction between Lancaster and Carnforth. It is also known as ...

                                               

Hunts Cross chord

Hunts Cross chord is a section of railway track in Liverpool that was built by the Cheshire Lines Committee to connect the LNWRs Edge Hill to Ditton Junction line with the CLCs Liverpool to Manchester Line. Mainline services between Manchester an ...

                                               

Madeley Junction, Shropshire

Madeley Junction is a railway junction situated between Shifnal and Telford Central on the Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury Line in Shropshire, England. The junction was controlled from Madeley Junction Signal Box until 2012, which was formerly locate ...

                                               

Madeley Junction, Staffordshire

Madeley Junction is a railway junction situated between Stafford and Crewe on the Crewe and Stafford Line section of the West Coast Main Line in Staffordshire, England. The junction originally linked the now closed Market Drayton Line engineers l ...

                                               

Marefield Junction

Marefield Junction was a railway junction in Marefield, Leicestershire, England. Railway lines from the triangular junction ran westwards to Leicester, northwards to Nottingham and south to Market Harborough. There was never a station at this loc ...

                                               

Marsh Farm Junction

Marsh Farm Junction was a railway junction in Shropshire where the GWRs line from Buildwas via Much Wenlock joined the LNWR/GWR joint line between Shrewsbury and Hereford. Opened by the Wenlock, Craven Arms and Lightmoor Extension railway in 1867 ...

                                               

Newark flat crossing

Newark flat crossing is the last remaining flat railway crossing on the Network Rail network in the United Kingdom where two standard gauge lines intersect. It is located to the north of Newark North Gate station. It is the point where the Nottin ...

                                               

Olive Mount chord

The Olive Mount chord in Liverpool, England, is a 300-metre stretch of railway track between Olive Mount Junction, in Olive Mount cutting, and Edge Lane Junction that provides access to the Canada Dock Branch.

                                               

Plumpton Junction

                                               

Severn Bridge Junction

Severn Bridge Junction is the area of railway lines just south of Shrewsbury railway station, in Shropshire, England. It is controlled by a mechanical interlocked signal box of the same name, which is now the largest operational mechanical signal ...

                                               

Smethwick Junction

Smethwick Junction is a junction on the Birmingham to Worcester via Kidderminster Line. With Galton Junction, northbound trains on the West Coast Main Lines Rugby-Birmingham-Stafford Line can join the Birmingham to Worcester via Kidderminster Lin ...

                                               

Southall East Junction

Southall East Junction is a railway junction in the vicinity of Southall on the outskirts of London, England on the former GWR main line. It was the scene of a collision on 19 September 1997 between a HST and an English Welsh & Scottish freight t ...

                                               

Thrybergh Junction

Thrybergh Junction was a junction on the South Yorkshire Railway, Mexborough to Rotherham line situated about 1 mile south of Kilnhurst Central. The junction was originally controlled by a Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway signal box ...

                                               

Weaver Junction

Weaver Junction is a railway junction on the West Coast Main Line. The junction connects the section of line from Ditton to the WCML via Runcorn Railway Bridge, opening on 1 April 1869. Trains bound for Liverpool from London diverge from the WCML ...

                                               

Wrawby Junction

Wrawby Junction is a busy railway junction located a short distance west of Barnetby, North Lincolnshire, England and controls the confluence of the Network Rail routes from Lincoln, Retford and Scunthorpe towards Immingham and Cleethorpes. The j ...

                                               

Ashford to Ramsgate line

The Ashford to Ramsgate line is a railway that runs through Kent from Ashford to Ramsgate via Canterbury West. Its route parallels the coastal South Eastern main line and Kent Coast line route that runs between the same places via Dover. The line ...

                                               

Chatham main line

The Chatham main line is a railway line in England that links London Victoria and Dover Priory / Ramsgate, travelling via Medway. Services to Cannon Street follow the route as far as St Mary Cray Junction where they diverge onto the South Eastern ...

                                               

Cinque Ports Light Railway

In the 1880s the South Eastern Railway appointed Sir Alexander Rose Stenning, a commercial architect who later became president of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, to examine various development opportunities for the railway. These i ...

                                               

Folkestone, Hythe and Sandgate Tramways

The tramway was associated with the efforts to develop the properties of the Seabrook Estate Company and the Seabrook Hotel Company, both promotions of Sir Edward Watkin of the South Eastern Railway. The Folkestone, Sangate and Hythe Tramways Act ...

                                               

Headcorn and Maidstone Junction Light Railway

The Headcorn & Maidstone Junction Light Railway was a proposed railway in Kent. An Act of Parliament authorised its construction, but only a short branch at Tovil, opened to goods only, was built.

                                               

Kent Coast line

The Kent Coast Line is the railway line that runs from Dover Priory to Margate in the English county of Kent. It was electrified 750 V DC third rail by BR under the 1955 Modernisation Plan.

                                               

Maidstone line

The Maidstone line is a railway line in Kent, England. It diverges from the Chatham main line at Swanley Junction and proceeds down the Darenth valley to Otford junction. It continues via Borough Green & Wrotham and Maidstone East to Ashford, whe ...

                                               

North Kent Line

The North Kent Line is a railway which runs from a junction of Britains South East Main Line, east of St Johns railway station, Greater London to a point south-west of Strood station by the River Medway in Medway where it links to the Chatham Mai ...

                                               

Redhill–Tonbridge line

The Redhill–Tonbridge line is a railway line going from Redhill, Surrey to Tonbridge, Kent in southeast England. It branches off the Brighton Main Line at Redhill and, after 20 miles, joins the South Eastern main line at Tonbridge.

                                               

South Eastern franchise

The South Eastern franchise, also known as the Integrated Kent franchise, is a railway franchise for the provision of passenger services between London and Kent in South East England.

                                               

Wealden Line

The Wealden Line is a partly abandoned double track railway line in East Sussex and Kent that connected Lewes with Tunbridge Wells, a distance of 25.25 miles. The line takes its name from its route through the chalk hills of the North and South D ...

                                               

Railway accidents and incidents in Kent

                                               

Railway lines in Kent

                                               

Blackpool branch lines

The Blackpool branch lines run from the West Coast Main Line at Preston to Blackpool. The branch further splits into two branches at Kirkham and Wesham junction: the main electrified double track branch runs to Blackpool North station via Poulton ...

                                               

Blackpool–Liverpool line

                                               

East Lancashire line

The East Lancashire line is a railway line in the Lancashire region of England, which runs between Preston and Colne, through Blackburn, Accrington and Burnley Barracks and Central. It is operated by Northern. Services on this line stop at every ...

                                               

Fleetwood branch line

The Fleetwood branch line consists of the railway line from Preston to Fleetwood. It passed through many smaller stations along the way. When work at Fleetwood docks was under threat in the mid-1960s, the main Fleetwood station was closed; the re ...

                                               

Kirkby branch line

The Kirkby Branch Line is a branch railway line from Wigan to Kirkby. The lines original route was from Liverpool to Bury and later the most northern of the Liverpool to Manchester lines. The line was split at Kirkby in 1977 with the western sect ...

                                               

Leeds–Morecambe line

The Leeds–Morecambe line, also known as the Bentham line, is a railway line running between Leeds, Skipton, Lancaster and Morecambe in northern England. The service is operated by Northern. The route covered by the service was historically part o ...

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