Hop on the train for a walk

The Autumn season is a great time to hop on the train and enjoy the wonderful array of walks available from Cumbria’s lines.  Lots of attractions in stunning surroundings.  And don’t forget…you can travel by train on a Sunday! All these walks and attractions leaflets are available on our website. https://www.communityrailcumbria.co.uk/community-links/walks-and-leaflets/

RMT Industrial Action: Timetables for Saturday 8 September

The train and replacement bus timetables for Saturday 8 September are now available online on the Northern website at: northernrailway.co.uk/strike The timetables for each of the planned Saturday strikes days will be different. The strike webpage is Northern’s primary source for strike-day timetable and customer information. All the timetables are available in PDF format and …

RMT Industrial Action on Saturday 1 September

Due to RMT industrial action on Saturday 1st September, an emergency timetable has been provided by Northern. See  https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/strike Advice to customers is to check Northern’s website before embarking on journeys this weekend. Northern will operate a reduced timetable with very few trains running before 9am and after 6pm.    

RMT Industrial Action

RMT have announced three days of strike action: Saturday 25th August 2018 Saturday 1st September 2018 Saturday 8th September 2018 Richard Allan, Deputy MD, Northern, said: “The RMT’s announcement of yet more strike action is disappointing and frustrating. This will be a blow for our customers. “It comes despite Northern proposing and entering into a …

Workington Station back to its original heritage colours.

During the spring months of this year, both the Workington Heritage Group and staff at Northern by Arriva have done a great job transforming Workington Station back to its original heritage colours, this has been with the assistance of funding from Community Rail Cumbria and Northern by Arriva. In addition, they have also produced some …

July planting day at Kendal station.

On a great gardening day at Kendal Station, two areas of sad, overgrown pine bushes were cleared in anticipation of a new regime of light, airy and beautiful planting.  The area was in need of clearing as well as cheering up.   The Lakes Line User Group (LLRUG) and station adopters, led by Ian Conway, used …

St Bees in Bloom

Friends of St Bees have gone to sterling efforts to make the station look bloomin’ marvellous for the Village in Bloom competition and celebrating the RAF 100 years.  Well done to all involved!