Lancaster & Carlisle Railway 1864 - 1879
The Lancaster and Carlisle Railway was authorised on 6 June 1844 to build a line between Lancaster and Carlisle in North-West England. The first section of this line was opened on 22nd September 1846 and ran been Lancaster and Oxenholme. After been a relitavely profitable company it was taken over by London & North Western Railway in 1879. The line survives to this day (2008), and is part of the West Coast Main Line route between Glasgow and London
The line survives to the present day as part of the West Coast Main Line route between Glasgow and London.