Structure / Site Summary for 266440

Kirkby Stephen Station - Lie-by siding (Down)

The southern approach to Kirkby Stephen Station with Down lie-by siding to right

Key details from the SCRCA Structure Record

Brief description: Kirkby Stephen Station - Lie-by siding (Down)

Assessment status: Assessed

Location 1 - Rail-miles: 266

Location 3 - Position relative to main running lines (tracks): Down

Is a structure of this type shown at this location on the MR 1911 landplan?: Yes

Construction / installation period: Unknown

Current Use: Railway ops

Visibility: Visible

Accessibility (ease of access): Easy


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Primary / Secondary References

Figure 40 shows the track layout for Kirkby Stephen station, based upon information from Midland Railway surveys in 1911 and 1912.

Figure 41 is a signalling diagram for Kirkby Stephen, based upon information available for 1963.

Plate 115 is a June 1967 view looking south taken from the end of the down platform showing the signal box (SCRCA structure ID 266480) and goods shed (SCRCA structure ID 266410).  The Lie-by Siding (down) is seen on the right of the image running to the buffer stop.  A five wagon shed was proposed in 1872 together with a cattle dock for ten wagons (much livestock movement was obviously anticipated) (SCRCA structure ref 266520). Goods facilities had ceased on 28 September 1964.  Note the differences in the Midland and BR notices.


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