Friday 8 March 2019

Cumbria Classic Coaches

The 2019 timetable for all routes operated by the company has now been published, with some minor adjustments. Route 569 to Hawes will run from 2 July to 29 October this year and both 569 and 572 have changed timings so that they integrate with the train again (572 to Barnard Castle will change on 24/04/19)

Routes 570 (Kendal), 571 (Kendal), 572 (Barnard Castle - wintertime) and 574 (Penrith) are generally operated by a semi-modern former Southern Vectis (Isle of Wight) Leyland Olympian.

Routes 569 (Hawes) and 572 (Barnard Castle - summertime) are operated by members of the eclectic heritage fleet, where anything can turn up. The 569 will not commence until July with adjusted timings to meet trains at Kirkby Stephen West Station. The 572 heritage summer operation commences after the Easter weekend, which is the date of the annual Transport Fest organised by Encounter Eden. Details can be found by clicking  here

It is worth checking out the company's website for additional excursions by clicking here  and choosing the Facebook option .


Complementing the new timetable, the latest album features current members of the heritage fleet, plus one or two from days gone by, including their very first vehicle a former Alexander Leyland Lion. These can now be viewed by clicking  here