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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Parton Rail Bridge Repairs

Network Rail continue to make good progress with the works in the Parton area following severe damage to the railway bridge and sea wall. Internal delivery teams have developed a programme of work to repair the bridge and sea wall and are currently on schedule to reopen the line to train services by June 2020. …

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Stay safe around the Railway

An important message from the Community Safety Manager at Network Rail whose role it is to ensure young people understand the dangers both on and near the railway and the far-reaching consequence of someone’s decision to trespass. Whilst schools and colleges are closed at present due to CoViD-19, it is even more important to reinforce …

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Arnside passenger footbridge glows in the sunshine!

A very warm thank you to colleagues at Northern and Network Rail for completing the long awaited refurbishment of Arnside footbridge which now looks fantastic!  This much needed freshen up really does improve the overall appearance of the station.  Together with the recently completed road resurfacing works and newly installed LED lighting, Arnside station has …

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Changes to Services from Monday 20 April

Northern has  continued to take into account stakeholder and customer feedback during the Emergency Timetable period to make amendments where we can. From Monday 20th April will be making the following changes to service:    –         The current Southport-Stalybridge service via Bolton and Manchester Victoria will operate to and from Manchester Oxford Road. This is …

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Easter Train Services updates

Northern has reported that over the Easter weekend 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) • Liverpool City Region (Services to/from Liverpool Lime Street) In line with the current government guidance,  it is important …

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Latest on Northern’s reduced timetable

Northern is pleased to report that it will be able to run a full service (with the reduced timetable) tomorrow, between Barrow-in-Furness and Whitehaven using single line working over the Eskmeals Viaduct.  Journey times have been extended slightly with typically ten minutes  being added between Bootle and Drigg. Some services will be retimed as a …

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