Corkickle Car Park Improvements

Northern by Arriva have been working hard over the last 12 months to improve the parking situation at Corkickle Station for both the local residents and the general public. This has involved regular consultation with the residents, ensuring all parties were happy with the developments. The area has recently been remarked, now allowing access for …

Workington Remembers

The staff at Workington Station have been remembering those who lost their lives in the line of duty. This wonderful ‘Memorial Corner’ showing WW1 poems and a flower tub with poppies has been made up, and is currently on display on the southbound platform.  

Virgin to install Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) in Oxenholme car park on 10 October 2018

Virgin has announced that work is taking place at Oxenholme station to install Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) in their car parks.  Oxenholme Station is to become the first station on the route to have this technology.  Virgin has stated that ANPR will improve the overall experience for people travelling to and from the station, as there will …

ACoRP Gold Award Certificate for Kents Bank and Foreshore volunteers

A huge round of applause for Kent’s Bank and Foreshaw Friends Group who was presented with a GOLD certificate at the ACoRP awards last week.  This dedicated Group has worked hard to maintain and improve the garden areas of the station and have created new projects over the year.  The Group have also received the Cumbria in Bloom 2018 Thriving …

RMT Industrial Action: Timetables for Saturday 29 September on Cumbria’s Lines

The train and replacement bus timetables for Saturday 29 September are now available online for customers on our 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 …

RMT Industrial Action: Timetables for Saturday 22 September on Cumbria’s Lines

The Cumbrian Coast strike timetable for this coming Saturday has been updated.  This is third Saturday of RMT strike action and Northern are operating a reduced timetable with very few trains running before 9am and after 6pm.  Do check Northern’s Website. The train and replacement bus timetables for Saturday 22 September are available online on Northern’s website at: …

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/