Cabinet approval for Port Masterplan will help boost West Cumbria economy

Cumbria County Council’s Cabinet have today (Thursday 23 September) unanimously agreed to endorse the new masterplan for the Port of Workington. The purpose of the masterplan is to identify opportunities to support the continued sustainable development of the Port through new business opportunities and improved infrastructure, which in turn will support the economic growth and …

Siddick Bridge – now open

After many years in development, the new Siddick railway bridge reopened to motorists last week, following a major upgrade to improve access to and from the Port of Workington. The £4m Network Rail project – funded by the county council, Network Rail, and the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership – has seen Siddick bridge completely rebuilt …

Port Wins Major Contract

The Port of Workington has been chosen as the preferred discharge Port for supplying water pipes to the Thirlmere Links Mains Project, a joint venture for Farrans Roadbridge and United Utilities in association with My Metals Ltd and Noksel Espana. The Port’s deep water facility and location was one of the major factors in winning …

Diesel locomotive loading onto a train

Final Shipment To Workington

Port of Workington is proud to have been involved in the importation of 28 brand new state of the art locomotives on behalf of Osprey Shipping and Direct Rail Services in partnership with Beacon Rail Leasing Ltd. Over the 2 year contract all the locomotives were safely discharged from ship direct to Port rail sidings …