Workington Station back to its original heritage colours.

During the spring months of this year, both the Workington Heritage Group and staff at Northern by Arriva have done a great job transforming Workington Station back to its original heritage colours, this has been with the assistance of funding from Community Rail Cumbria and Northern by Arriva. In addition, they have also produced some …

July planting day at Kendal station.

On a great gardening day at Kendal Station, two areas of sad, overgrown pine bushes were cleared in anticipation of a new regime of light, airy and beautiful planting.  The area was in need of clearing as well as cheering up.   The Lakes Line User Group (LLRUG) and station adopters, led by Ian Conway, used …

St Bees in Bloom

Friends of St Bees have gone to sterling efforts to make the station look bloomin’ marvellous for the Village in Bloom competition and celebrating the RAF 100 years.  Well done to all involved!

Railway Fun Day in the City!

A Community Family Day is being held at Carlisle Station on Saturday 23 June from 10am to 4pm.  Community Rail Cumbria is working in partnership with Virgin Trains together with ACoRP, DRS, Story Rail, Northern, TPE, Network Rail, Carlisle City Council and a host of local businesses and entertainers to celebrate Carlisle Station and its rail links …

West Coast Railways temporary train service

West Coast Railways (WCR), is a railway spot-hire company and charter train operator based at Carnforth.  With effect from Monday 18 June the Company is running a temporary rail shuttle service along the Lakes Line between Oxenholme and Windermere and stopping at Kendal, Burneside and Staveley.  The service is expected to operate for a 2 …

Railway Fun Day in the City!

A Community Family Day is being held at Carlisle Station on Saturday 23 June from 10am to 4pm.  Community Rail Cumbria is working in partnership with Virgin Trains together with DRS, ACoRP, Northern, TPE, Network Rail, Carlisle City Council and a host of local businesses and entertainers to celebrate Carlisle Station and its rail links north, south, …

Northern Rail Replacement Bus Services

Northern has implemented a temporary rail replacement bus service on the Lakes Line – Oxenholme to Windermere. Rail replacement bus service timetables are effective from 17 June 2018.   Please click on the title above to see Rail Replacement Bus Services in full.