Workington Remembers

The Transport Heritage group at Workington Station have been remembering those who lost their lives in the line of duty. This wonderful remembrance display 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 of poppies, …

Partnership working recognised

We are delighted to announce our Involving Diverse Groups award that was presented at the recent ACoRP awards hosted in Telford. This celebrated the partnership working between Turning Point, Community Rail Cumbria and DRS, highlighting how rail has a profound and lasting impact on individuals, and how rail is now deeply embedded in the structured …

Footbridge returns to Millom

The newly refurbished footbridge at Millom station has re-opened this week to delight of the local community. The bridge was removed in March this year to undergo extensive refurbishment work that had been long overdue, both Network Rail and Northern have worked in collaboration to deliver this successful project. The bridge further enhances Millom station …

SCENIC RAIL Journeys

This month witnessed the introduction of our new SCENIC RAIL Journeys in Britain brochure. Community Rail Cumbria have been working in partnership with ACoRP to produce a brochure highlighting the wonderful but not so obvious lines available in and around Britain. The brochure is designed to signpost people to the wonderful Scenic Rail Britain website …

Visit Ulverston!

Laurel & Hardy always bring a smile to my face when I visit Ulverston (Furness Line)! Fabulous market town with lots of bespoke shops selling interesting and unusual gifts. Take the train and visit soon!

Brochure to Inspire

Our new Rail Journey to Recovery brochure was shown for the first time on Monday 9th September at the Northern Community Rail Conference in Leeds, the initial responses have been staggering and encouraged others to look into this further. This is a joint venture between Turning Point and Community Rail Cumbria inspired by the well-publicised Rail …

Maryport Blooms

Following on from the successful hub and platform developments at Maryport Station, a group aptly named The Maryporter’s have taken on the adoption of this local station. Working in partnership with Community Rail Cumbria and Northern the station entrance has been transformed with a vast range of flowers and herbs to showcase the influence Romans …

16-17 Railcard

The new 16-17 Saver is now on sale online or by calling 0345 301 1656 and offers 50% off most rail fares for anyone aged 16 and 17 years old.  For only £30, the 16-17 Saver is valid for one year or until the cardholder’s 18th birthday (whichever is earliest) and discounts will be applied …