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Barrow-in-Furness, commonly known as Barrow, is a town and borough in Cumbria, North West England.


The North Western Railway has had running powers into Barrow Central station since an agreement with the LMS in 1925. For "through" trains, NWR engines are detached and BR, "Other Railway", engines take over. Since 1925, the North Western Railway has also had a shed, turntable and servicing facility here. There is also a joint goods yard for exchange traffic.

In May 1941, the station's original building was completely destroyed by the bombing during the Barrow Blitz of World War II. The station was completely rebuilt with a new building in the late 1950s.

In the television series, it was first appeared in the third season episode, Escape when Douglas saved Oliver.


The Railway Series

Television Series


  • In real life, the station is called Barrow-in-Furness, but it does not have a line running to the Isle of Walney, which was "replaced" on the maps by the Island of Sodor.
  • In the videogame Adventure Series, Barrow is erroneously depicted as a station on the Island of Sodor.

* RWS only | ** T&F only