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£16 million investment for Windermere rail line

The Government has announced a £16m investment to electrify the Windermere rail line. It says it will create a faster, more reliable and greener service.

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£16m funding sparks upgrade for Windermere rail

The Government has announced a £16 million investment to electrify the Windermere rail line in the Lake District.

The 10 mile branch line links the National Park to the west coast main line at Oxenholme. It will be upgraded to allow electric trains to run on the route for the first time.

Ministers says it will create a faster, more reliable and greener service. Tim Backshall reports

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