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 …

‘Grow wild’ – flowers to the people!

ACoRP (Association of Community Rail Partnerships) has been working with Royal Botanic Kew Gardens over the last year to help spread the news in Cumbria about ‘Grow Wild’ (a national outreach initiative of Kew Gardens). The project’s aim is to inspire people to come together to transform shared spaces using beautiful native wildflowers. Information packs …

RMT Action on Saturday 2 February and Sunday 3 February

More RMT strike action is planned for this weekend. On Saturday 2 February (this Saturday) Northern will be running a reduced service due to industrial action by RMT. On Sunday 3 February (this Sunday) there will a number of planned cancellations on Northern services in the North West. For more information and to check which …

RMT Action on Saturday 26 January 2019

The RMT strike action, planned for Saturday 26 January, will see Northern running approximately 700 services – but with few Northern services running after 5pm. Those Northern services that do run, and other operators’ services, are expected to be extremely busy. For more information and to check which services are affected see https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/strike

RMT Action on Saturday 19 January 2019

The RMT strike action, planned for Saturday 19 January, will see Northern running approximately 700 services – but with few Northern services running after 5pm. Those Northern services that do run, and other operators’ services, are expected to be extremely busy. For more information see https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/strike