RAILWAY TRAFFIC RETURNS

CALEDONIAN RAILWAY - *191 1/4 miles opened. - Weekly return of traffic, from Monday 8th Oct., to Sunday 14th Oct., 1855, both inclusive: -Number of passengers, 65,324; receipts for passengers, parcels, mails, horses, carriages, and dogs, £5180 2s 9 3/4d; do. goods, minerals, and cattle, £6653 0s 11d.; total, £11,833 3s 8 3/4d.  Corresponding week last year, £11,802 4s 7 1/2 d.     *Crofthead Extension opened on Monday 8th October.

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE and CARLISLE - Traffic during the week ending Oct. 13: - Passengers, £1062 0s 7d; Merchandise £2284 12s 8d; Total £3346 13s 3d.  Corresponding week in last year, £3667 7s 2d; Decrease £321 13s 11d. N.B. - Length of the line 78 1/2 miles

LANCASTER AND CARLISLE - Traffic for the week ending Oct. 14: - Passengers (No. 11,498); Parcels and Mails, £3370 6s 6d; Merchandise £2517 10s 6d; Coal £104 8s 1d; Live Stock, £641 17s 0d. Total, £6634 2s 1d.  Corresponding week last year £6097 3s 0d.

MARYPORT AND CARLISLE - Traffic for week ending Oct. 14.  Passengers (2706) £252 4s 8d; Goods and Cattle, £769 7s 5d.  Total £1021 12s 1d.  Corresponding week in 1854, £903 4s 2 1/2 d.  Increase, £118 7s 10 1/2d.

COCKERMOUTH AND WORKINGTON - Traffic for week ending October 7: - £138 18s 10d.  Total receipts up to this date: - £2517 16s 11 1/2d.

WHITEHAVEN JUNCTION: - Traffic receipts for the week ending Oct. 7, 1855: - Passengers, 1st Class, 336; do. 2nd class, 1528; do. 3rd class, 1426 - total 3,290 - £155 8s 1d.  Carrying account, £198 18 8d. - Total receipts, £354 6s 9d.  Corresponding week last year, £346 3s 2 1/2d.

WHITEHAVEN AND FURNESS JUNCTION. - For the week ending October 7, 1855: - Passengers, £113 12 10d; goods and minerals, £147 11s 11d. - Total £261 4s 9d. - Corresponding week last year, £266 2s 10d.

FURNESS - Traffic for the week ending Oct. 7: - Merchandise and Mineral Tonnage, 7548 tons: Total Receipts, 901 0s 0d.  Traffic per mile per week, £41.  Total receipts from 1st July to the above date, £13.501.

KENDAL AND WINDERMERE - Gross receipts for the week ending Oct. 14, 1855: - £256 15s 4d.