Ribblehead

Location type

Station

Names and dates

Batty Green (1876-1877)
Ribblehead (1877-1970)
Ribblehead (1986-)

Station code: RHD National Rail
Where: Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, England
Opened on the Settle and Carlisle Line (Midland Railway).

Description

This is a two platform station with staggered platforms. The original building remains on the up platform, in use as a visitor^s centre and museum.

Settle and Carlisle Trust - Ribblehead Station

The stationmaster^s house has also survived and is rent-able accommodation.

Settle and Carlisle Trust - Ribblehead Accommodation

The down platform waiting shelter is not original, but in original style.

The Ribblehead Viaduct is to the north.

There are sidings on the down side, approached from the north.

Tags

Station




Dates

  /  /1997Settle and Carlisle Line (Midland Railway)
Settle and Carlisle Railway Trust given planning permission to restore Ribblehead station.
  /06/2000Settle and Carlisle Line (Midland Railway)
Ribblehead station visitor^s centre opened.

Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The Lake Counties v. 14 (Regional Railway History)

An Illustrated History of Carlisle's Railways

Carlisle (Rail Centres)
Line by Line - the Settle & Carlisle
Midlands & North West (Railway Track Diagrams)

On Either Side - the Settle-Carlisle Line: A guide for rail travellers on the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line: 4

The Leeds, Settle & Carlisle Railway: The Midland Route to Scotland

The Line That Refused to Die

The Settle and Carlisle Line: A Nostalgic Trip Along the Whole Route from Hellifield to Carlisle (British Railways Past and Present Companion)