Grand opening of the transport hub at Maryport Station

The new £1.2m transport hub at Maryport Railway Station was officially opened yesterday. The County Council delivered the scheme and Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership funded the project, which involved the creation of a new 78-space car park at Mealpot Road on land previously owned by Maryport Rugby League Club.  Community Rail Cumbria (CRP) also played …

Get your limited edition commemorative ticket for Sunday 20 May!

Northern has issued a limited edition commemorative ticket for the introduction of new and improved Sunday Services along the Cumbrian Coast on Sunday 20 May! You can travel the Cumbrian Coast all day with this special Rover ticket for just £20.  Tickets are available from booking offices at Barrow, Whitehaven and Workington Stations. Don’t miss this …

Sunday Services coming soon

May 20th finally launches the long overdue Sunday timetable that will allow people to travel the complete length of the Cumbrian Coast Line between Barrow and Carlisle. Passengers will now be able to experience a wide range of activities ranging from a trip to Ravenglass to ride the Lal Ratty, visit the wonderful Discovery Centre …

Flag Fortnight in Ulverston

Friends of Ulverston Station are joining in with this year’s town Flag Festival. The festival delivers a display of colour flags throughout the town to celebrate the start of spring and ends after 12th May 2018. Fly the flag for Ulverston! More info on http://www.ulverstoncouncil.org.uk/

Welcome!

A very warm welcome to Community Rail Cumbria’s new website. We’re very lucky to have railway lines that serve most parts of this outstandingly beautiful and diverse county called Cumbria, and this website promotes not just the journey but the wide variety of destinations along the way. We’re delighted to show – in pictures and …