Cumbrian Coast Line

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Cumbrian Coast Line
Principal stations

(West Coast Main Line)
Carlisle
Dalston
Wigton
Aspatria
Maryport
Flimby
Workington
Harrington
Parton
Whitehaven
Corkickle
St Bees
Nethertown
Braystones
Sellafield
Seascale
Drigg
Ravenglass for Eskdale
(for Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway)
Bootle
Silecroft
Millom
Green Road
Foxfield
Kirkby-in-Furness
Askam
Barrow-in-Furness
(Furness Line)

The Cumbrian Coast Line runs from Carlisle to Barrow-in-Furness via Workington and Whitehaven. The Furness Line continues beyond Barrow to Ulverston and Grange-over-Sands, connecting with the West Coast Main Line at Carnforth.

Towns and villages along the routes are listed below.

  • Carlisle
  • Dalston
  • Wigton
  • Aspatria
  • [Maryport (the first station in a town on the coast)
    • A branch line to Brigham, to connect with the line to Cockermouth diverged at Bullgill, near here. (Bullgill to Brigham railway)
  • Flim
  • Workington
    • The line to Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith (now closed) diverged here
  • Harrington
  • Parton
  • Whitehaven
  • Corkickle
  • St Bees
  • Nethertown
  • Braystones
  • Sellafield
  • Seascale
  • Drigg
  • Ravenglass for Eskdale
  • Bootle
  • Silecroft
  • Millom
  • Green Road
  • Foxfield
  • Kirkby-in-Furness
  • Askam-in-Furness
  • Barrow-in-Furness

Train services are operated by Northern Rail between Carlisle and Whitehaven or Barrow-in-Furness. At Barrow, these local services connect with TransPennine Express regional express services to Manchester Airport. A few Northern Rail trains continue to Lancaster or beyond via the Furness Line, and one train a day runs from Whitehaven to Sunderland via the Tyne Valley Line. Additionally, several Northern Rail local services operate between Lancaster and Sellafield, and a few TransPennine Express services continue beyond Barrow to Millom.

Railway lines in Northern England:
Main lines:  Cross-Country Route   East Coast Main Line   Midland Main Line   West Coast Main Line
 Chester-Manchester Line    Hope Valley Line   Liverpool-Manchester Line    Manchester-Preston Line   Settle-Carlisle Railway
Commuter lines:  Airedale Line Blackburn-Bolton Line   Caldervale Line   Mid-Cheshire Line   Dearne Valley Line  
 East Lancashire Line   Glossop Line   Hallam Line   Harrogate Line   Huddersfield Line Kirkby Branch Line  
 Lancaster-Heysham Line   Leeds-Bradford Lines   Liverpool-Wigan Line    Manchester Airport Line  
 Manchester-Southport Line   Northern Line   Oldham Loop Line   Northallerton-Eaglescliffe Line  
 Ormskirk Branch Line   Pontefract Line   Sheffield-Hull Line   Sheffield-Lincoln Line   Stockport-Stalybridge Line  
 Wakefield Line   Wharfedale Line   Wirral Line   York & Selby Lines  York-Scarborough Line
Rural lines:  Barton Line   Borderlands Line   Buxton Line   Cumbrian Coast Line   Doncaster-Lincoln Line  
 Durham Coast Line   Esk Valley Line   Tees Valley Line   Furness Line   Hull-York Line   
 Oxenholme-Windermere Line   Penistone Line   Ribble Valley Line   Newcastle and Carlisle Railway  
 Yorkshire Coast Line
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