RMT Industrial Action: Saturday 10 November

The train and replacement bus timetables for Saturday 10 November are now available online for customers on Northern’s 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 …

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Community Rail Cumbria helps out with the DRS apprentice training programme

Community Rail Cumbria (CRC), together with Direct Rail Services (DRS), organised an unique day that was aimed at reinforcing the DRS apprentice training programme.  Topics covered included the value and importance of rail in relation to economic and social impact of rail;  how DRS commitment and support for CRC Cumbria is benefitting our isolated Cumbrian …

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RMT Industrial Action in November – Bus Timetables Available Online

The train and replacement bus timetables for Saturday 03 November are now available online for Northern customers on Northern’s 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 …

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Windermere Ferry sets sail again

Windermere Ferry is back in business following repairs to the Ferry including a new engine.  The Ferry was re-launched on Saturday 27 October, resuming it’s normal departure times. The ferry takes people, vehicles, horses and cycles across the lake, reducing traffic on the surrounding narrow roads and easing congestion and pollution. It also links the busy eastern shore …

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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 …

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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.  

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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 …

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