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Please send a £10 cheque made payable to :

Iceni Enterprises Ltd.

1 Solway Park


Cumbria CA2 6TH

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Note: All profits go towards reinstating the Penrith to Keswick Railway.


Description ISBN Price
Return to Keswick - the case for a new Railway 1 902543 02 5 £20.00
Integrated Transport - an independent view. 1 902543 01 7 £7-50
Seven Bells from Silloth. 1 902543 00 9 £10-00
Note: All profits go towards reinstating the Penrith-Keswick Railway.

You can order the Books post free from Iceni Enterprises Ltd. or buy
them at Bluebell Books in Penrith, Bookends in Keswick or Ottakars in
Carlisle. Any other bookshop can order them for you using the ISBN numbers.

"Seven Bells from Silloth" is a transcript of the signal box occurrence book
at Silloth from 1935 to 1953. It lists all the incidents which the
signal men recorded, including all the favorites such as fog, animals on the
line, people falling out, wartime problems, derailments etc. and gives some
history of the operation of the line and people involved.

"Return to Keswick" is also available from Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum. 017687-79747. The museum is sign posted on the A66 at Threlkeld.


Buy a rechargeable phone card, allowing discounted calls to be made from ANY land line phone in the UK and 48 other countries. Minimum call charge is only 3p and no coins are needed in BT phone boxes. Cards cost £10 each, post free, and are supplied charged with £10 worth of calls. 15% commission is earned on very sale and re-charge of these cards. Phone cards can be recharged from a credit card using only the telephone keypad.

Note: All profits go towards reinstating the Penrith - Keswick Railway. 

"The Lakes Express"

Full colour fine art prints by Eric Bottomley, Guild of Railway Artists.

Prints are 16.25" * 24"

£18-00 each (post free) supplied rolled in tube.

Also greetings cards 6" * 8"

(post free) each card supplied with a white envelope and individually wrapped.

Send cheque to address at top of this page.

Buying these items helps to support the reconstruction of the Penrith-Keswick Railway.


We have linked up with a company which recycles computer printer and fax ink-jet cartridges. They pay for cartridges returned for re-use and are keen to support the railway.

If you can collect used ink-jet cartridges (most popular makes accepted) and would like to generate funds for the railway, please contact Cedric Martindale at the address above.

Collecting boxes will be provided free of charge and postage is free. Simply collect cartridges, post them in batches up to 20 and we do the rest. Proceeds will go directly to CKP-Railways.

There are collection points at:

-Cyber Cafe (upstairs in the post office) Main Street , Keswick.

-KTD Office supplies in Lowther Street, Carlisle.

-Lakeland Lawnmowers, Aynam Road, Kendal.

-West Coast Recycling, 31 Curzon Street, Maryport.