Carlisle London Road

Location type


Names and dates

Carlisle [London Road] (1836-1844)
Carlisle London Road (1844-1862)

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.

Station code: National Rail
Opened on the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway.


This was the passenger terminus of the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, the first station in Carlisle. The station was on the east side of London road and sidestepped, on its south side, by the 1837 branch to the Carlisle and Port Carlisle Canal.

The station building, used as a goods shed since 1862, still stands.



External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67


  /  /1846Lancaster and Carlisle Railway
Line opened. In Carlisle the line joins the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway at London Road Junction [Carlisle]. The N&C's passenger terminus, Carlisle London Road, could be reached by reversal.


A History of North Eastern Railway Architecture: A Mature Art v. 2

A History of North Eastern Railway Architecture: Pioneers v. 1

A History of the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, 1824 - 1870: The First Line Across Britain

A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The North-east v. 4 (A regional history of the railways of Great Britain)

An Illustrated History of Carlisle's Railways

Hexham to Carlisle: Including the Alston and the Brampton Branches (Eastern Main Lines)

Newcastle (Rail Centres)

Newcastle to Hexham: Including the Allendale Branch (Eastern Main Lines)

North Eastern Railway: Historical Maps

The Border Counties Railway Steam Memories 1950's-1960's: Newcastle to Reedsmouth No. 68, pt. 1