Safer Travel Campaign

Transport operators and staff have been working hard to ensure that people who need to get to work are able to do so, including crucial NHS workers and all those on the frontline of the fight against the virus. The Department for Transport has issued guidance setting out that if people cannot work from home …

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Northern Key Worker Timetable from Monday 18 May

Changes will be made to Northern train services from Monday 18 May. These are based around a capacity uplift on some routes (lengthening of train formation), frequency uplift on others whilst a small number of routes will see train service resumptions. The matrix below shows the detail with any changes compared to the current Key …

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Weekend Engineering Work – Changes to Service 02/05 & 03/05

This coming weekend Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd May there will be a number of engineering possessions on the rail network which will affect Northern services in the following locations: West Coast Mainline (Preston to Euxton/Wigan) Cumbrian Coast route (Carlisle to Whitehaven) Settle & Carlisle route (Carlisle to Appleby-in-Westmorland) Tyne Valley route (Carlisle to Newcastle) …

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Refurbishment Work – St Bees Station Footbridge

The existing corroded life expired failing stair tread and the existing tread support brace that are currently welded to the side stringer on the footbridge staircase will be carefully cut off and removed to allow a new stair tread and new support brace that have been fabricated offsite to be installed and welded into position …

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Windermere station car park refurbishing works

The civil works to refurbish Windermere station concourse and car parking area are moving apace. With only limited rail services and passenger footfall during lockdown, it’s of course an ideal time for the works to go ahead. Several phases, of the works, have been completed this week including an aco channel with concrete apron, replacement …

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