Community Rail Cumbria round-up

3 Dec, 2018

Askham Station

Friends of Askam Station have managed to resurrect a project for their station with spectacular results.  The group had previously received some funding from the local committee for a small project for the station but following support from Community Rail, Northern (Arriva), the Parish Council and the National Lottery a more ambitious project was realised.  The station platform now has the addition of replica railway benches; a concentric path leading to the garden area and various interpretation boards giving visitors and rail users a potted history of the villages of Askam & Ireleth.  The station is a lovely place to enjoy the stunning views up the Duddon Estuary and the project has enhanced the station with charming and well-designed additions to the station platform. Well done to everyone involved.

 

Green Road remembers

The Friends of Green Road station remember those who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

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