Wenlock, Craven Arms and Lightmoor Extension Railway

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The Wenlock, Craven Arms and Lightmoor Extension railway was a railway in Shropshire, England. It was built as two portions either end of the Much Wenlock and Severn Junction Railway between 1864 and 1867 and formed part of the Wellington to Craven Arms Railway. For much of its working life it was worked by the Great Western Railway and subsequently the Western Region of British Railways.


Its route included the following stations: -

The route today[edit]


The only portion that survives as a railway is the section between Lightmoor Junction and Buildwas which is used for the transport of coal to Ironbridge Power Station.


Much of the remainder forms part of the Jack Mytton Way long distance pathway.