Map of the System

The LYR was the only major railway to serve both the east and west coasts but most of its network served the industrial areas of Lancashire and the West Riding of Yorkshire. Click on the link below to see a pdf copy of the L&Y’s routes and their connections to other company’s lines.

L&YR Route Map


This is the clearest route map in our collection and it shows the L&Y system almost at its full extent in the early years of the 20th century although there were a few later additions