Rail service celebrations marred by protests

Protestors have been demonstrating outside the Kingmoor Rail Depot in Carlisle.

Direct Rail Services is celebrating its 20th anniversary, but campaigners are concerned about the company's role in transporting nuclear waste.

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Anti-nuclear campaigner slams firm's celebrations

A campaign group has been handing out leaflets outside the annual Direct Rail Services open day, criticising the company.

Radiation Free Lakeland are concerned tonnes of radioactive materials will be moved along the railway lines if a new power station is built at Moorside in West Cumbria:

They're calling it a 20-year celebration, and we're saying, are you really celebrating 20 years of bringing radioactive waste into Sellafield by train?"

– Marianne Birkby, Radiation Free Lakeland

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