Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,173 pages of information and 245,641 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Carlisle Railway Station

From Graces Guide
1877.
2023.
1952. Signalbox.

Carlisle Railway Station aka as Carlisle Citadel Staion

1836 Carlisle's first station opened at London Road for the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway

1843 Crown Street opened for the Maryport and Carlisle Railway.

In the mid-1840s, work commenced on Carlisle Citadel on the south side of Court Square. Citadel station was built for the [[Lancaster and Carlisle Railway[[ and the Caledonian Railway.

Carlisle station was designed by the architect William Tite. His design incorporated Tudor and Gothic styles. Built at a cost of £53,000, the station was constructed between 1846 and 1848. On 10 September 1847, it was officially opened to rail traffic, even though construction was incomplete and only one long through platform with a bay at each end had been finished.

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