Is your train journey really necessary?

Since the UK Government announcement about restricting travel there are still many people not following the advice and continuing to use train services for a day out to enjoy the weather or to travel somewhere for a walk while also not observing guidance on 2m social distancing. This activity is clearly against the UK and …

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Is your train journey really necessary?

Since the UK Government announcement about restricting travel there are still many people not following the advice and continuing to use train services for a day out to enjoy the weather or to travel somewhere for a walk while also not observing guidance on 2m social distancing. This activity is clearly against the UK and …

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Northern’s Key Workers timetable – Monday to Saturday – Carlisle – Barrow – Lancaster, and Windermere – Lancaster

Northern’s key worker timetable  is being introduced from Tuesday 24 change from the normal daily timetable, with a specific focus to deliver an effective public transport service for key workers. See details of Carlisle – Barrow – Lancaster, and Windermere – Lancaster  timetable below: Keyworkers timetable Monday-Saturday

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Northern is launching an emergency temporary timetable from 24 March

In principles agreed with the Department for Transport and aligned with other UK Train Operating Companies from Tuesday 24 March Northern is launching an emergency temporary timetable. This represents significant change from the normal daily timetable, with a specific focus to deliver an effective public transport service for key workers. Reducing the number of trains …

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Cark Hedgerow

Friends of Cark station were busy earlier in March planting some 400+ hedgerow saplings from the Woodland Trust. These saplings were donated by the Trust further to Cark station adopter Janet M’s contacts with the Trust and the interesting re-wilding work the station adopters are doing. Friends of Cark station took care to follow all …

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Lakes Line & WCML updates from LLRUG – from 19th-24th of March 2020

Please note that only essential travel & key worker travel is allowed under government guidelines from 23rd of March 2020 – see https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus Update collated by Lakes Line Rail User Group (LLRUG) Northern has announced (19th March)  that, to protect conductors and passengers from close contact, they will not be selling tickets on trains while …

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