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Disabled access improving at Cumbria train stations

Lifts will be installed at Penrith Railway Station to improve Disabled access. This follows £1.8 million access improvements at Carlisle Railway Station two weeks ago.

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£1.8 million access facility is officially open

Official opening of £1.8 million facility to improve access Credit: ITV Border

£1.8 million access improvements at Carlisle Railway Station are officially opened.

A disused subway has been brought back into use thanks to two new lifts.

Around two million people use Carlisle train station every year and now everyone should have better access around the station.

The scheme has been funded by the Department for Transport.

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