Cockermouth railway station
Site of Cockermouth station in 1986
|Pre-grouping||London and North Western Railway
North Eastern Railway
|Post-grouping||London Midland and Scottish Railway|
|2 January 1865||Opened (Replacing older station)|
|18 April 1966||Closed|
|Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom|
|Closed railway stations in Britain
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Cockermouth railway station was situated on the Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway and served the town of Cockermouth, Cumbria, England. The station opened to passenger traffic on 2 January 1865, and closed on 18 April 1966. The station was the second to be built in the town. The original Cockermouth & Workington Railway station closed when the CK&PR station opened on an altered alignment. The station was immortalised in 1964 in the song "Slow Train" by Flanders and Swann. All traces of the station are now gone as the site is now occupied by The Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Base and the Cumbria Fire Service Headquarters. Running down the left hand side of The Fire Service Headquarters building is the old track bed, now a public walkway; there are original bridges and features surviving to this day.
- Butt, R.V.J., (1995) The Directory of Railway Stations, Yeovil: Patrick Stephens
- Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory Of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Limited. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7.
- British Railways Pre-Grouping Atlas And Gazetteer. Ian Allan Publishing. 1997 . ISBN 978-0-7110-0320-0.
- Bairstow, Martin (1995). Railways In The Lake District. ISBN 978-1-871944-11-2.
|Preceding station||Disused railways||Following station|
|Terminus||Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway||Embleton|
|Terminus||London and North Western Railway
Cockermouth & Workington Railway
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