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    Settle Carlisle at National Rail Awards
    22 September 2017

    Settle Carlisle at National Rail Awards

    The Settle Carlisle Railway featured in four categories in the National Rail Awards held last night at the Grosvenor Hotel, London. The repair project at Eden Brows on the Settle-Carlisle Railway was high commended. The innovative scheme was d...

    Explore Vouchers
    21 September 2017

    Explore Vouchers

    Everybody loves a bargain these days.  Money-saving coupons have been around for decades and, with the advent of online shopping, it's now really easy to find discount codes when you're looking for a cheeky deal. We've been working with local...

    Industrial Action 3 and 5 Oct
    19 September 2017

    Industrial Action 3 and 5 Oct

    The RMT have called for further industrial action on 3 and 5 October. Rail services through Northern's franchise area will be affected. You can find out more about the services being operated in due course at Northern's website    At this stage,...

    Carlisle-York Christmas Excursion 25 November
    15 September 2017

    Carlisle-York Christmas Excursion 25 November

    We are running a special diesel-hauled excursion from Carlisle to York via the famous Settle Carlisle line on Saturday 25 November. The ‘Christmas Comet’, operated by the West Coast Railway Company, will depart Carlisle at approximately 07...

    Ribblehead: “ExploreMore” at the Visitor Centre
    01 August 2017

    Ribblehead: “ExploreMore” at the Visitor Centre

    A new way of looking at the Settle Carlisle line has gone live at the refurbished Ribblehead Visitor Centre. Using a touch screen you can now view the line between Settle and Blea Moor tunnel using aerial photography and 3D models. By clicking on t...

    Steam Trains on the Settle Carlisle Line
    08 July 2017

    Steam Trains on the Settle Carlisle Line

    A steam train crossing one of the Settle-Carlisle railway’s many viaducts makes for a classic image.  You can often see the hillsides around Ribblehead viaduct, Mallerstang and other vantage points in the Eden Valley dotted by train enthusiasts an...

    What is the Ride2Stride Festival?
    21 June 2017

    What is the Ride2Stride Festival?

    The Ride2stride Festival, held annually in May, is firmly fixed as a regular feature in the Settle Carlisle Railway’s calendar.  It’s a week-long programme of walks, talks and music along the line, celebrating the amazing landscape and cultural ...

    Appleby Station Supervisor nominated for National Award
    14 June 2017

    Appleby Station Supervisor nominated for National Award

    One of the Settle-Carlisle's team of station staff has been shortlisted for a national award. Manny Wright is Station Supervisor at Appleby station where day-in, day-out he goes above and beyond his duties to give passengers and visitors to the st...

    New Summer Timetable
    12 June 2017

    New Summer Timetable

    The summer timetable is now live and we've launched our new format timetable booklet.  There is more information about the area, what's on and some ideas for places to visit or stay.  You'll also find some handy Explore vouchers to use in local...

    Places to go, things to do …
    06 June 2017

    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...

    Ales on the Rails
    03 May 2017

    Ales on the Rails

    Just a few years ago, real ale buffs would have recoiled in horror at the idea of drinking their beer from a can.  Recently though, that’s been turned upside down. Cans these days have a micro-thin water-based lining which keeps the contents away ...

    Updated Settle-Carlisle guide book
    28 April 2017

    Updated Settle-Carlisle guide book

    Our handy guide about the Settle-Carlisle Railway has been revised. It includes some wonderful new photographs and an informative section about the landslip and Network Rail's huge repair project at Eden Brows, north of Armathwaite, in 2016. So...