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Last updated:Today at 16:20
Train companies affected:Great Western Railway, South Western Railway

Buses replace trains between Whitehaven and Barrow-In-Furness from Saturday 7 to Friday 20 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 07 Sep 2024 to 20 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Carlisle and Barrow-In-Furness


Engineering work is taking place between Millom and Sellafield, closing some lines.

Saturday to Monday

Services between Carlisle and Barrow-In-Furness will run between Carlisle and Whitehaven / Sellafield.

A replacement bus service will run between Whitehaven / Sellafield and Barrow-In-Furness.

Tuesday to Friday

Trains that usually run between Carlisle and Barrow-in-Furness will run between Carlisle and Whitehaven / Sellafield, and between Millom and Barrow-in-Furness.

A replacement bus service will run between Whitehaven and Millom / Barrow-In-Furness.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

Please be advised that replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.