The second Community Rail in the City event – another great sucess!

Another Community Success! Community Rail Cumbria were delighted to host, in partnership with Virgin Trains, the second Community Rail in the City celebration at Carlisle Station on Saturday 8 June. A fun packed family day for everyone was enjoyed by passengers and visitors alike. A huge thanks to the rail industry, particularly Direct Rail Services …

A Touch of Spring

Friends at Roose station have now completed replanting to give the station a real Spring feel. The six individual containers are now beginning to come into bloom, adding lots of colour and interest.

Bowness Blues Festival – 12th, 13th and 14th April 2019

The Annual Bowness Blues Weekend is returning in 2019 for an eighth year showcasing the best of blues from USA, Holland, Ireland and homegrown UK talent over 3 days in 10 venues in Bowness along with a blues cruise. Every year funds raised from ticket sales and sponsorship are donated to 2 chosen charities, this …

Footbridge at Millom Station

Just to let you know that the railway footbridge for Millom is closed at the moment for refurbishment but should re-open in May. Looking forward to see the bridge improvements for this lovely station!

Rail Safety Workshop is a winner for Sandgate School students

On Friday 15 March, sixth form students at Sandgate School in Kendal participated in a Rail Safety workshop hosted by Northern’s Community Safety Manager, David Wilkinson, and local Station Manager, Jane Murray. Sandgate School is a specialist school for students with special educational needs and the aim of the workshop is to raise awareness of …

RMT Action on Sunday 24 February 2019

On Sunday 24 February there are a number of planned cancellations to train services on parts of Northern’s network in the North West. All the planned cancellations will be fully updated on the Northern website or National Rail Enquiries websites and apps overnight, so customers should check on Saturday morning for the latest information. See …