The Carlisle railway has been around for more than160 years and at one time accommodated seven railway companies on eight separate lines.
This weekend hundreds of delegates are descending on Carlisle to celebrate its influence.
The Carlisle Railway History Conference is a three day event looking at the importance of the city's station and the railways that made Carlisle one of the most important stations of the day, serving England and Scotland and employing more than 4,000 workers.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast
Carlisle are preparing for game that could see them safe from relegation. They welcome Plymouth Argyle to Brunton Park for a 3pm kick-off.
Dry and bright with some fairly warm sunshine on Saturday. Chilly start to the night. Cloudier start to Sunday.