Community Rail Awards 2020

Community Rail Cumbria celebrated four top awards in the 16th National Community Rail Awards held on Wednesday 9th December 2020. The annual awards ceremony, organised by the Community Rail Network, celebrates the best projects and activities that have taken place in community rail over the last twelve months. Cllr Keith Little, Cumbria County Council Cabinet …

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Northern Kids’ Colouring Competition

Calling all budding young artists…… Northern is holding a Christmas Colouring Competition open now until 18th December. The grand prize this year is a custom arched vintage –style train plaque. Get your paints and pencils at the ready and join in the fun! http://northernrailway.co.uk/colouring

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Christmas comes to Workington railway station!

Saturday witnessed the virtual turning on of the Workington Christmas lights, and for the first time ever the front of Workington railway station has been included. Over the last 6 months Workington Town Council, Community Rail Cumbria and Northern have all worked in partnership to make this possible and to give the front of the …

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Cumbrian Community Rail Chairman Appointed

Community Rail Cumbria is delighted to welcome Eddie Pollock as the new Chairman for the Cumbrian Coast Line Community Rail Partnership. As a long-standing member of the Partnership, Eddie has represented Direct Rail Services who have been an influential and supportive partner for many years.  Eddie’s personal interest and passion for Community Rail has helped …

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Workington Remembers

Staff at Workington railway station have been remembering those who lost their lives in the line of duty. This wonderful remembrance display on the southbound platform highlights some of the memories from this time, including WW1 poems, luggage evacuees may have used, window displays, a silhouette representing fallen soldiers and flower tub showing an array …

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