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Permission has been granted for repair works and a lighting upgrade at Carlisle Railway Station.

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A campaign group has told a review into the completion of a railway route that it would bring 'significant strategic benefits'.
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The go-ahead has been given for an ambitious £20m project set to transform the heart of the centre of Carlisle by bringing major changes to the city's railway station.
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An extension of the Borders Railway into England will be looked at, now that relevant funding has been accelerated.

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Hawick [2nd]: Looking south at the stump of the Waverley Route embankment through Hawick on 18 September 2013.
Colin Miller 18/09/2013


Hawick [2nd]: View north at Hawick station as Waverley line services cross there on 12 June 1968. The southbound train into which mail is being loaded is the 1445 Edinburgh - Carlisle headed by D14, one of the early Peaks, still with its gangway doors.
Bruce McCartney 12/06/1968

Direct service between Carlisle and London will support the Lake District's 2040 Vision for Visitor Travel
HS2 provides a carbon-friendly, fast-travel solution linking Cumbria and the capital

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The hunt is on to find a new home for the last remaining tram that once sped through the city.
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The Government has for the first time signalled that it is considering making Carlisle a major stopping point for the transformative High Speed 2 rail project. The consultation proposes that Carlisle becomes the point at which 200m trains from Glasgow and Edinburgh stop, and the 400m services suitable for the high speed line begin. To accommodate this, it is proposed that Carlisles platforms three and four are extended, and platform two is filled in.
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