The Settle - Carlisle Railway

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  • Trains run Leeds to/from Armathwaite
    26 September 2016

    Trains run Leeds to/from Armathwaite

    Train services now run as far north as Armathwaite. An amended timetable has been introduced. Train times Leeds to/from Appleby are unaffected but there are revised timings for journeys Appleby to/from Armathwaite. Bus connections are in operatio...

  • Fare Prices Reduced
    09 September 2016

    Fare Prices Reduced

    The train operating company, Northern, has introduced some new, cheaper tickets for passengers travelling on the Settle-Carlisle and Bentham lines and throughout its network. An Off-Peak Day Return fare will be available for some services timed to ...

  • Places to go, things to do …
    09 September 2016

    Places to go, things to do …

    Both Settle and Appleby have quirky independent shops and a variety of places to eat.  It's the same all the way up the railway line, with many people using the train service to explore the newly-extended Yorkshire Dales, the Eden Valley and beyon...

  • Our History.  Our Archives.
    24 August 2016

    Our History. Our Archives.

    Railways have an enormous impact on our lives.  A recent BBC programme claimed that railways made a bigger impact than the internet.  So, it is important to record the story of our railways.  That is why we are creating an archive of material abou...

  • NEW Day Ranger Ticket
    21 June 2016

    NEW Day Ranger Ticket

    A Settle Carlisle Day Ranger ticket is now available.  This reduces the cost of travel for many journeys on the Leed (or Bradford Forster Square)-Settle-Appleby-Carlisle line. The offer has been introduced to encourage people to travel on the ...

  • Something for the children
    20 June 2016

    Something for the children

    If you regularly travel with children, you'll  know it's wise to have something up your sleeve to keep them occupied.  Children love to travel by train, and on the Settle Carlisle line there's always something exciting going past the window. We've ...