Oxenholme The Lake District Railway Station :

Kendal

South Lakes
 
Oxenholme Station. Photo by Matthew Emmott.
 
‘Oxenholme The Lake District’ railway station, located just outside Kendal, is a junction between the West Coast Main Line and the The lakes Line branch Line to Windermere station.
 
The TransPennine Express service to Windermere stops at Kendal, Burneside, Staveley and Windermere. A 10 minutes walk takes you into the village of Oxenholme. A local bus service runs frequently from outside the station into Kendal. A taxi rank is also situated on the station forecourt.
 
The station has a strictly vegetarian buffet on the northbound platform.
 
Oxenholme Station.
 
In February 1965, Pc George William Russell was shot and fatally injured at Oxenholme railway station. On 21st June 2007 a plaque in his honour was unveiled at a ceremony at the station.
 
On May 27, 2006 the station was the scene of a murder, when a young man was stabbed aboard a Glasgow-Paignton train.
 
On 23 February 2007, the Grayrigg rail crash happened between Oxenholme and Tebay on the West Coast Main Line.
 
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