M6 reopens after lorry crash between Kendal and Carnforth

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Tebay rail accident victims to be remembered on 20th anniversary

On 15 February 2004, four men were killed as they worked on the West Coast Main Line when a faulty 16-tonne wagon broke free and sped down Shap Summit.Gary Tindall, 46, from Tebay, Chris Waters, 53, of Morecambe, Lancashire, Colin Buckley, 49, of Carnf…

Disruption as railway lines closed at Carnforth due to flooding

Due to heavy rain flooding the railway at Carnforth all lines are currently closed, said National Rail.

Night trail of a train entering Carnforth Station with the clock made famous in the 1940s film Brief Encounter in shot on the right. Thanks to Rus…

Road Test: Mercedes Actros L 2545LS

Mercedes has recently updated its most popular engine for top weight tractor units with the OM471 now on its third variation. We took a 2545 over a gruelling 300 mile test drive to see how it performed.
By Pip Dunn
The Mercedes 2545, and its lightweigh…

Boy, 14, arrested on attempted murder charge after teen stabbed

Lancaster Road (Image: Googlemaps)

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teenager was stabbed.
Police were called to Lancaster Road, Carnforth, at 6.32pm on Saturday (June 3) following reports of disorder.