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Carlisle Station (CAR)

Carlisle Train Station, also known as Carlisle Citadel Station, is situated in the city of Carlisle, Cumbria. It’s on the West Coast Main Line and is also the terminus for the Settle and Carlisle Line. A number of companies operate trains from Carlisle Train Station to destinations such as London, Glasgow, Newcastle, Leeds and Liverpool.

Many of the city’s main attractions, including Carlisle Cathedral, Carlisle Castle and Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, are just a short distance away from Carlisle Train Station.

Carlisle Train Station


Carlisle Station
Carlisle station
Court Square

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Location Description

Car Park: Station Car Park 2
Operator: Virgin Trains
Opening hours: Monday To Sunday: Open 24hrs on the specified days (defined as 00:00 until 23:59)
Number of spaces: 74
Daily: £12.00
Monthly: £166.00
Three Monthly: £374.00
Annual: £1200.00
Free of charge: No
Cycle Parking
Cycle storage type: Wheel Racks
Sheltered cycle storage: yes
Cycle storage location: At the top of the long stay car park, and on platform 8.. Space for 16 cycles on Platform 8 Space for 14 cycles in Car Park 1
Cycle storage spaces: 30. Space for 16 cycles on Platform 8 Space for 14 cycles in Car Park 1
CCTV Coverage: Yes
Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes.
Cycle hire: Yes. PeddalpushersLonnings End, Sandy Lonning, Brampton, CA8 1RA

Ticket buying and collection

Ticket Office: Yes.
Opening hours: Monday To Friday: 05:00 - 20:00
Saturday: 05:00 - 20:00
Sunday: 09:00 - 20:00
Accessible Booking Office Counter: Yes.
Induction Loop: Yes.
Ticket machines: Yes.
Accessible Ticket Machines: Yes.
Collection of pre-purchased tickets: Yes.

Staffing and general services

Customer Help Points: Yes.
Lost Property: Yes.
CCTV Coverage: Yes


ATM Machine: Yes.
First class Lounge:
Internet kiosk available:
Pay phones: Yes.
Public Wi-Fi: Find WiFi Hotspots around Carlisle station
Refreshment facilities: Yes.
Shops: Yes.
Toilets: Yes. The National key toilets are located on Platforms 4/6; these toilets are operated by a radar key.
Baby changing facilities: Yes.
Trolleys: Yes.
Waiting Rooms: Yes.

Accessibility and mobility access

Ramp for train access: Yes.
Step free access coverage: Yes. Lifts available to platforms via subway.  Alternatively there is a ramped footbridge. Staff are available to assist on request.
Wheelchairs available: Yes.
Impaired Mobility Set Down: Yes.
Accessible Booking Office Counter: Yes.
Accessible Ticket Machines: Yes.
Induction Loop: Yes.
Customer Help Points: Yes.
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