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Road alerts

Roadworks

A66, Thornthwaite, Cumbria
A66 both ways closed due to roadworks between Thornthwaite and Braithwaite.
Road closed from the aquaduct to Thornwaite Junction.Between 20:00 and 6:00 until 31st May.
A590 Lightburn Road, Ulverston, Cumbria
Lane closed due to long-term roadworks and junction improvements on A590 Lightburn Road both ways at Daltongate.
Affecting traffic between Ulverston and Swarthmoor. Carriageway widening, new crossing facilities and street lighting.Until 20th August.
A66, Keswick, Cumbria
Lane closed and speed restriction of 40 mph due to bridge maintenance work on A66 both ways around A591 / A5271 Crosthwaite Road (Crossthwaite Roundabout).
Until 20:00 on 1st May.
A66, Thornthwaite, Cumbria
Contraflow and long-term roadworks on A66 between B5292 and Thornthwaite.
Near Bassenthwaite Lake. Restrictions are to be temporarily lifted over the Easter weekend and school holiday until the 24th April.Until 31st May.
B5299, Mealsgate, Cumbria
B5299 both ways closed due to telecoms work at A595.
Until 3rd May.
Gowan Terrace, Staveley, Cumbria
Gowan Terrace both ways closed due to bridge maintenance work between Main Street / Kendal Road and The Banks.
From 22nd February to 3rd July.
Gilthwaiterigg Lane, Kendal, Cumbria
Gilthwaiterigg Lane both ways closed due to long-term roadworks between Garth Row Lane and A6 Shap Road.
From 3rd April to 6th August.

Public transport

Northern, North Yorkshire, North Yorkshire
Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Northern between Bentham and Carnforth due to engineering works.
Trains between Leeds and Morecambe will be amended to run between Leeds and Bentham only. From 29th April to 1st May.
Northern, Lancashire, Lancashire
Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Northern between Lancaster and Grange-over-Sands, and between Preston and Grange-over-Sands due to engineering works.
Trains between Lancaster / Preston and Barrow-in-Furness will be replaced by buses. From 29th April to 1st May.
Northern, Lancashire, Lancashire
Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Northern between Lancaster and Morecambe due to engineering works.
From 20:30 on 29th April to 10:50 on 1st May.
Northern, Cumbria, Cumbria
Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Northern between Oxenholme Lake District and Windermere due to strike action.
Members of the RMT union are walking out for 24 hours in the row over driver-only trains. From 6:00 until 20:20 on 28th April.
Northern, North Yorkshire, North Yorkshire
Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Northern between Settle and Lancaster due to strike action.
Members of the RMT union are walking out for 24 hours in the row over driver-only trains. From 5:45 until 19:00 on 28th April.
Northern, Cumbria, Cumbria
Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Northern between Carlisle and Workington due to strike action.
Some buses will be extended to run to Whitehaven. Members of the RMT union are walking out for 24 hours in the row over driver-only trains. From 5:00 until 19:00 on 28th April.
Northern, Cumbria, Cumbria
Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Northern between Oxenholme Lake District and Windermere due to engineering works.
From 29th April to 12:00 on 1st May.
Transpennine Express, Cumbria, Cumbria
Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Transpennine Express between Carlisle and Glasgow Central, and between Carlisle and Edinburgh Waverley due to engineering works.
From 29th April to 1st May.
Transpennine Express, Lancashire, Lancashire
Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Transpennine Express between Preston and Carlisle due to engineering works.
From 30th April to 12:00 on 1st May.
Transpennine Express, Lancashire, Lancashire
Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Transpennine Express between Lancaster and Carlisle due to engineering works.
On 29th April.
Virgin Trains West Coast, Cumbria, Cumbria
Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Virgin Trains West Coast between Carlisle and Glasgow Central, and between Carlisle and Edinburgh Waverley due to engineering works.
Virgin Trains customers on Birmingham services will need to change at Preston for a service to Carlisle. From 11:30 on the 6th to 14:30 on 7th May.
Virgin Trains West Coast, Cheshire, Cheshire
Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Virgin Trains West Coast between Crewe and Preston due to engineering works.
From 12:00 on 29th April to 12:00 on 1st May.
Virgin Trains West Coast, Lancashire, Lancashire
Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Virgin Trains West Coast between Preston and Carlisle due to engineering works.
From 29th April to 12:00 on 1st May.
Virgin Trains West Coast, Cumbria, Cumbria
Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Virgin Trains West Coast between Carlisle and Glasgow Central, and between Carlisle and Edinburgh Waverley due to engineering works.
From 29th April to 1st May.
Virgin Trains West Coast, Cheshire, Cheshire
Advance Warning - Services being diverted via Manchester Piccadilly on Virgin Trains West Coast between Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street due to engineering works.
Trains will not be calling at Manchester Piccadilly, Runcorn and Liverpool South Parkway. Tickets being accepted on London Midland replacement bus services between Crewe and Liverpool South Parkway.From 12:00 on 29th April to 12:00 on 1st May.
Virgin Trains West Coast, Glasgow City, Glasgow City
Advance Warning - Services being diverted via Mount Florida on Virgin Trains West Coast between Glasgow Central and London Euston due to engineering works.
Journey times may be extended by approximately 20 minutes.On 14th May.

Events

Grasmere, Cumbria
Advance Warning - Fred Whitton Challenge cycle race in Grassmere.
Starting at 09:00. Route: Grassmere, Keswick, Ennerdale, Eskdale, Hardknott, Wrynose and back to Grassmere.On 7th May.
Morecambe, Lancashire
Advance Warning - Morecambe carnival in Morecambe.
Various events taking place throughout the town across the two days. Expect extra traffic on all main routes.From 30th April to 1st May.
Last updated: 26/04/2017 20:18:43