Location type


Names and dates

Hawes Junction (1876-1900)
Hawes Junction and Garsdale (1900-1932)
Garsdale (1932-1970)
Garsdale (1986-)

Station code: GSD National Rail
Where: North West England, England
Opened on the Settle and Carlisle Line (Midland Railway).
Opened on the Hawes Branch (Midland Railway).


This is a two platform station. Midland Railway style buildings remain on the platforms and there is a fine signal box.

To the north of the station was formerly the junction for Hawes. To serve this the southbound platform had a further face. The trackbed of this now lifted line is a car park.


Station junction


  /  /1878Hawes Branch (Midland Railway)
Opened from Hawes Junction (now Garsdale) to Hawes.
  /10/1878Hawes Branch (North Eastern Railway)
Opened for passengers to meet the Hawes Branch (Midland Railway) over which the North Eastern Railway had running powers to Hawes Junction (now Garsdale). Built as a single track line.
  /  /1959Hawes Branch (Midland Railway)
Hawes to Garsdale closed.


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