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The Railway is now OPEN - We're Good to Go

Posted: Tuesday 27th of April 2021

We are delighted to announce Ratty is back on the tracks.

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OPENING 27th April - Ratty is Back on the Tracks

Posted: Thursday 22nd of April 2021

The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, known affectionately by locals as ‘La’al Ratty’, will re-open for the first time in more than four months from Tuesday 27 April.

The iconic attraction’s phased return will see a new private ‘events’ carriage named Ruth being added in the coming weeks. Passengers can also extend their experience with two newly transformed ‘camping coaches’ being unveiled as quirky self-catering accommodation at Ravenglass station from mid-May.

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A virtual 2021 - Trade Shows and Exhibitions

Posted: Thursday 4th of February 2021

The global spread of Covid-19 brought trade shows and exhibitions to a halt in 2020. And while some remain cancelled, or have been postponed, many are now taking place in the virtual world we have become so familiar with. Virtual events have become the 'norm' and still offer many benefits for both the exhibitors and the attendees.

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Lake District lovers can tune in to visit virtually

Posted: Thursday 14th of January 2021

With national and international travel on hold whilst the country awaits the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccination programme, people across the UK can visit the Lake District, Cumbria from the comfort of their living rooms this weekend.

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Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Temporary Closure Statement

Posted: Tuesday 22nd of December 2020

It has been a very tough year for everyone, and it is with a heavy heart that we announce the temporary closure of Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway.

Following careful consideration of the current situation and travel advice from the Government, we have made the decision to temporarily close Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway with effect from 17:00 on Wednesday 23rd December. We will constantly monitor the situation and look to reopen as soon as conditions allow us to do so in the New Year.

The health and well-being of our visitors, colleagues, local communities and suppliers are of utmost importance to us. We understand that this will be a huge disappointment to our customers, but ultimately, we all want to protect the health and safety of everyone who travels with us and the wider community. Although it has been a tough decision for us to make, we believe that this is the most responsible route to take.

Those customers who had tickets booked between 26th Dec - 3rd Jan have been contacted directly and refunds

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