Green Ayre Station, Lancaster

greenAyreStation

This carved stone block commemorates the former Green Ayre Train Station that stood at the banks of the River Lune. The station serviced passengers travelling between Morecambe, Lancaster and Yorkshire and was part of the line constructed in 1849. The line closed to passengers in 1966 and the station was demolished in 1978. The word ayre is derived from the of Old Norse ‘eyrara’, meaning gravel-bank within a stream or river.

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