Travel information

To help you travel safely around our district organisations such as Cumbria Police and Cumbria County Council Highways provide travel and traffic updates:

Local roadworks map

Cumbria Police traffic news

Westmorland Gazette live traffic and travel news

North West Evening Mail travel news

Highways Agency RSS feed for problems on the M6

Cumbria Community Messaging: register for alerts about traffic incidents

National Rail service updates

Report a problem on the highway

Cumbria County Council are responsible for the roads in South Lakeland.  

Report a problem on the highway to Cumbria County Council or telephone the Highways Hotline on 03003 032 992.

Gritting and bad weather

Salting: salting routes when bad weather is forecast. 

Priority routes: which routes are cleared in which order.

Snow clearance: cleared in accordance with priority routes.

Grit heaps and salt bins for use by the community, also report a empty grit heap or bin.

Clearing footways

Winter driving

Travelling in winter: how to prepare, selecting the best route to take.

Public and community transport

Community transport schemes for information on voluntary car schemes, Dial-A-Ride, rural wheels and community minibus hire.

Concessionary travel schemes including details of the Older Person's bus pass and Disabled Person's bus pass.

Bus timetables in South Lakeland, supplied by Cumbria County Council.

Rail timetables from National Rail Enquiries.