The driver and passenger managed to escape the car, as the train approached on the line between Carlisle and Newcastle.Read the full story ›
A landslip in west Cumbria has led to train services being cancelled between Workington and Whitehaven for most of the day.
It happened near Harrington on the Cumbrian coast line this morning. Replacement buses have been operating and the disruption could continue into tomorrow morning.
Rail passengers in Cumbria and southern Scotland are facing major disruption over the Bank Holiday Weekend.Read the full story ›
The West Coast Mainline route operated by Virgin Trains will be completely closed on Easter Sunday.Read the full story ›
Passengers will benefit from an extra 1,500 seats per day on an extra five services, in each direction, from Sunday 10 December.Read the full story ›
Exclusive images of new trains that will run through Cumbria and the Borders have been released by TransPennine Express.Read the full story ›
Train passengers in Cumbria are facing further disruption due to industrial action.
The RMT union will stage a 24 hour walkout on the 30th of May in a dispute over Northern's plans to change the role of train guards.
Train service provider, ScotRail, has announced train services will run from Dumfries & Galloway and Carlisle to three more stations within the Glasgow region from Sunday the 21st of May.
The stations are:
- Priesthill & Darnley
There will be 12 services in each direction on Sundays, offering direct links to Glasgow city centre, Kilmarnock, Dumfries and Carlisle.
It will run approximately every hour, with the first one to call from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock at 8:03am, and the last one calling from Kilmarnock to Glasgow at 7:55pm.
Repairs to the Carlisle-Settle line in Cumbria following a major landslip are on track for completion by the end of the month.Read the full story ›
The union which organised strikes on Cumbria's railways today has defended the disruption caused to passengers.
The RMT called a walkout over Northern Rail's plans for introducing driver only trains.