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The RMT union is planning further strike action on 30 May. Details of services will be available later but are likely to be similar to the last time with some daytime trains between Barrow and Workington and buses north to Carlisle. Railfuture has given our website a 2016 gold award saying it is exemplary is serving the group’s aims and [...]


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Railfuture has given our website a 2016 gold award saying it is exemplary is serving the group’s aims and showing best practice. The RMT union have called a further strike on 28 April (after 8 April strike) and Northern are intending to run a revised timetable with a reduced service between Barrow and Workington but buses north of Workington [...]


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March news

Railfuture has given our website a 2016 gold award saying it is exemplary is serving the group’s aims and showing best practice. In addition to the strike on 13 March the RMT union have called a further strike on 8 April (the date of our April CRUG meeting) and Northern are intending to run a revised timetable. There was a reduced service [...]


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February news

Railfuture has given our website a 2016 gold award saying it is exemplary is serving the group’s aims and showing best practice. Buses replace trains on 25 February between Whitehaven and Ulverston and also for the 1900 Carlisle-Whitehaven and 2030 return. The timetable includes full Furness line services from 11 December. The planned [...]


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January news

Railfuture has given our website a 2016 gold award saying it is exemplary is serving the group’s aims and showing best practice. The timetable includes full Furness line services from 11 December. The planned improved timetable for December 2017 has now been put back to May 2018 because of delays in electrification in south west England [...]


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December news

Railfuture has given our website a 2016 gold award saying it is exemplary is serving the group’s aims and showing best practice. Workington ticket office is closed on Tuesday 7 December from 0830 to 1230. A corrected timetable with full Furness line services dated 1 August is available here together with the 11 December update (which [...]


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November news

There is a revised timetable on 26-27 November because of maintenance work. Railfuture has given our website a 2016 gold award saying it is exemplary is serving the group’s aims and showing best practice. A corrected timetable with full Furness line services dated 1 August is available here together with the 11 December update (which [...]


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October news

  A corrected timetable with full Furness line services dated 1 August is available here. The printed version has a mistake in that the 0850 Barrow-Preston does stop at Roose and Kents Bank and then runs slightly later. Some through trains to Manchester Airport are not listed beyond Preston.  However the website version is correct with [...]


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September news

A corrected timetable with full Furness line services dated 1 August is available here and in stations. The printed version has a mistake in that the 0850 Barrow-Preston does stop at Roose and Kents Bank and then runs slightly later. Some through trains to Manchester Airport are not listed beyond Preston.  However the website version is [...]


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August news

A corrected timetable with full Furness line services dated 1 August is available here and in stations. The printed version has a mistake in that the 0850 Barrow-Preston does stop at Roose and Kents Bank and then runs slightly later. Some through trains to Manchester Airport are not listed beyond Preston. However the website version is correct [...]


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