A PASSENGER was stabbed on the platform of a Cumbrian railway station.

Emergency services were called to Windermere station on Friday night after a passenger was stabbed on the platform.

The victim was taken to hospital by air ambulance with serious but not life-threatening injuries. Two suspects were arrested in nearby Bowness after being spotted by a Cumbria Police officer at a bus stop.

Train services were suspended while British Transport Police Crime Scene Investigation examined the station.

Both suspects have been bailed, with conditions, while further inquiries are completed.