Keeping the Lakes Line on the right track

Thursday 03rd December 2015

Three new maps showcasing the Lakes Line railway route into the Lake District, and the surrounding attractions, have been unveiled at Staveley, Burneside and Kendal stations.

The new maps are larger than the one installed at Windermere station in November, 2012, but are to the same design. Their aim is to help visitors to the area navigate to local businesses and attractions from the stations.

A group of people standing next to a Staveley sign

The production of the maps was funded through the See More Cumbria and the Lake District’s Small Grants Scheme and organised through the Community Rail Partnership. The aim of the See More Cumbria and the Lake District programme is to maximise the economic benefit of travel in the county by focussing on the quality of visitor travel to Cumbria’s international destinations, particularly the Lake District.

Pictured are (left to right) Paul Marriott of Cumbria County Council with Tracey Chaplin of Cumbria Tourism, Emma Moody of the Lake District National Park and Jim Trotman, Community Rail Partnership Office, at Staveley station.

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