Workington Christmas Market

Just a 10-minute walk from Workington railway station. A fabulous Christmas market is coming to Workington this weekend – just in time to get everyone into the festive spirit.  Taking place on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 December in Risman Place, by the former Debenhams store, right in the heart of the town centre. Visitors …

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Merry Christmas from Flimby Primary School

The pupils of Flimby Primary School have been busy producing Christmas designs for a new festive banner that will appear at their local railway station until 4th January 2022. This was a competition to come up with designs that feature both trains and Christmas, promoting rail travel over the festive period but also reminding people …

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Running event back on track

A NEW running and walking event, rescheduled due to Covid, is back in the calendar for 2022. Copeland Borough Council’s Run The Edge challenge will take place between Millom and Whitehaven on Saturday, June 18, 2022. It is expected to welcome more than 800 competitors to the picturesque coast. The event is part of the council’s Connecting …

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Educational trip for Hertfordshire students

Community Rail Cumbria, Northern and Workington Transport Heritage Trust had the pleasure of hosting 60 geography students from the University of Hertfordshire on Thursday. The group has spent the week visiting a number of locations in Cumbria as part of a residential field trip, exploring themes including memory, community, place and identity, and a global …

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All aboard the train at Braystones

Station adopters Skills 4 You based in Cleator Moor provide a safe environment for individuals to actively engage in a workshop setting. They support individuals who are returning to the labour market or those who are taking their first steps towards employment. They offer practical skills development with a choice of activities and address employment …

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The Refreshment Bistro & Bar will offer you a great welcome

Look out everyone for the new cafe on Carnforth Station! Carnforth Railway Station Brief Encounters heritage café has re-opened with new owners and a new name. Friends, family members, members of the town council and local business got together to celebrate the occasion the reopening on September 25th 2020. The renamed Brief Encounter Refreshment Room …

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Flimby Inspires

Since adopting the village railway station back in 2019, Flimby Primary School have been doing an excellent job of transforming both platforms and making the railway station more appealing. During the first lockdown in 2020, the school launched an exciting new project ‘Our Flimby’ via their Facebook page, an initiative to try and lift the …

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