• Track Renewal Project Means Smoother And Faster Journeys On The Cumbrian Coast Line

    8 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Network Rail is investing £3m to replace 5,000 yards of ageing and worn out track on the Cumbrian coast line to provide smoother, faster and more reliable journeys for passengers.
    The track will be renewed as part of the Great North Rail Project, which is delivering significant investment to the railway across the North of England.
    Upgrading the railway between Silecroft and Bootle in West Cumbria will help provide better and faster journeys, and help remove a temporary speed restriction that's currently in place on older sections of the track.
    Over six consecutive Sundays from 6 January...
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