Muncaster Mill railway station

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Muncaster Mill
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Muncaster Mill railway station
Location
Place Muncaster
Area Copeland, Cumbria
Coordinates 54°22′01″N 3°23′38″W / 54.367°N 3.394°W / 54.367; -3.394Coordinates: 54°22′01″N 3°23′38″W / 54.367°N 3.394°W / 54.367; -3.394
Grid reference SD095977
Operations
Managed by R&ER
Owned by R&ER
Operated by R&ER
Platforms 1
History
1876 Opened (Standard gauge)
1913 Station closed
1916 Reopened (15 in gauge
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Muncaster Mill railway station is a railway station on the 15 in (381 mm) gauge Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway in Cumbria, England. The station is located 1 mile (1.6 km) from Ravenglass and 6 miles (9.7 km) from Dalegarth, at the point where the A595 coast road crosses the line. It is situated on the bank of the River Mite and adjacent to Muncaster Mill, formerly a watermill but now a private house, from which it takes its name.[1]

There is a shelter and disabled toilet at Muncaster station. The platform is where a disused railway siding once was, as can be seen by the rail heads showing in the platform surface. Currently[when?], the company have taken the decision to permanently unstaff the station, as the previous station master retired and was not replaced.[citation needed]

Accessibility[edit]

The platform is not long enough to accommodate step-free access to the disabled carriage, which is normally situated towards the Eastern end of the carriage set, on both the Eastbound and Westbound journeys. The railway has taken the decision to permanently unman the railway station, and so tickets must be purchased from the guard on the train for this railway station. Also, this is only a minor station, and therefore is only a request stop. Every intermediate station is a request stop and, during low season, trains are often known to travel straight from one end of the line to the other, without stopping.[citation needed]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Railway". The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation Society. Archived from the original on 30 June 2016. Retrieved 30 June 2016. 


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