Millom Ticket Office Re-opens!

We are delighted to announce that Millom station ticket office is re-opening on Monday 6 July. The new hours for the time being are 7am – 10am weekdays but these will be subject to change depending on the demand. A one way system has been set up to minimise customers coming into contact with each …

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Safer Travel

Since the end of March 2020 and in common with many other UK Train Operating Companies Northern has requested that rail use be solely for Key Workers and Essential Travel only. With the change from 2m social distancing to 1m+ Northern would like customers to be aware of recently published revised guidance provided by National …

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Know before you Go

Visit England has launched its “Know before You Go” campaign to start rebuilding domestic tourism. This highlights what is open, where consumers can find more information and guidance for visitors to make sure that they act responsibly. This includes checking what facilities are open, visiting hidden gems rather than extremely popular destinations, and walking or …

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Beach Hut Gallery Summer Exhibition

The Beach Hut Gallery at Kents Bank railway station is delighted to be promoting their annual summer art exhibition taking place 9 July to 13 September.  They have a wonderful gift shop ideal for special presents or a personal treat!  Easily accessed by train along the Furness Line railway.  Current opening hours are 11am to …

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Eskmeal Viaduct Works

Following the completion of the Eskmeals Viaduct works last week colleagues at Network Rail have produced a video and time lapse.   https://twitter.com/NetworkRailLC/status/1278268144621158401?s=20   I hope you enjoy.  

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New traffic and pedestrian measures for Copeland take effect from Friday 19th June

Cumbria County Council’s highways department is supporting Copeland Borough Council and Whitehaven Town Council to implement a number of new traffic and pedestrian measures across Copeland, which will take effect from this Friday, 19 June in time for the first weekend of shopping following the relaxation of government restrictions. The new measures are required to …

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Cumbrian Coast Line – Parton Reopens

Trains have started running on the Cumbrian Coast line again after three consecutive storms forced the railway to close earlier this year. Northern services have resumed on the line from today (Monday 1 June) after Network Rail completely replaced a railway bridge damaged beyond repair at Parton by Storms Ciara, Dennis and Jorge in March. …

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Bank Holiday Weekend Engineering Work – Changes to Service (23/5-25/5)

This coming weekend Saturday 23rd to Monday 25th May there will be a number of engineering possessions on the Rail Network in the North West which will affect Northern services in the following locations: West Coast Mainline (Preston to Euxton/Wigan) Cumbrian Coast route (Carlisle to Whitehaven) South Manchester (Manchester to Buxton/Stoke-on-Trent/Crewe via Stockport/Chester via Altrincham) …

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