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    Industrial Action
    16 February 2018

    Industrial Action

    The RMT have called for further industrial action on Saturday, 3 March. Rail services through Northern's franchise area will be affected. You can find out more about the services being operated by checking Northern's website At this stage, it ...

    Dales Railcard Winter Offer
    12 February 2018

    Dales Railcard Winter Offer

    The winter offer for Dales Railcard holders travelling on the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle railway is available until 23 March 2018.  The cost of the adult day ranger special offer ticket is £9.00 and for up to four accompanying children, the cost is £4....

    Explore Vouchers
    30 January 2018

    Explore Vouchers

    Everybody loves a bargain.  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 businesses...

    Offer for Metro ENCTS holders
    04 January 2018

    Offer for Metro ENCTS holders

    This year’s offer is for a Day Ranger valid from Leeds on the Settle-Carlisle & Bentham lines for ENCTS pass holders only. It is not available for Metrocard or MCard holders. The offer is valid until Friday, 16 March 2018 (except 12-16 Feb...

    Buying Rail Tickets – Your Options
    21 December 2017

    Buying Rail Tickets – Your Options

    There are numerous ways in which to purchase tickets to travel on the Settle-Carlisle line and other routes within the country.  We hope that you find this note informative but please remember that it is not exhaustive.   Please remember ...

    How to find cheap rail tickets
    21 December 2017

    How to find cheap rail tickets

    If you're planning a journey by train, it's worth spending a little time to make sure you've found yourself the cheapest tickets.  Without a huge amount of effort, you may well come up with a great little cheeky deal! Firstly, if it's possible, b...

    Job Vacancy, Skipton Café
    05 October 2017

    Job Vacancy, Skipton Café

    We are looking for a friendly and helpful person to join our team, as a café assistant based at Skipton railway station café. The role will be for two days a week, with the opportunity for extra days covering holidays and sickness.  Duties incl...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...