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010406-04. © NRT, 2006
Wennington Station, Tatham, near Hornby, Lancashire, UK, 1 April, 2006

Missed one, Dr. Beeching.
I'm not sure how this, the first really rural station on the Lancaster-Leeds railway line, survived the 1960s network rationalisation. Until 1849 it was the eastern terminus of the 'Little' North Western railway from Lancaster, later extended to Clapham and hence to Leeds. Wennington then became a junction (explaining the presence of a signal box) where the branch line from Barrow-in-Furness met the direct line from Lancaster, but the latter was closed to passenger trains in 1966 and freight traffic in 1968, and all trains now travel via Carnforth.

Ingleborough is in the background.

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