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    Carlisle-York Christmas Excursion 25 November
    06 October 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...

    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...

    Explore Vouchers
    03 October 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...

    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...

    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...

    Where to walk this Spring
    05 April 2017

    Where to walk this Spring

    In northern England, walkers are spoilt for choice.  It could be a short riverside stroll or the Three Peaks challenge; either way, there are unlimited options out there.  And now that Spring is here it's time to dust off the walking boots and ge...

    Eden Brows repair: timelapse video
    02 April 2017

    Eden Brows repair: timelapse video

    You can see Story Contracting's video of the repairs at Eden Brows herehttp://www.storycontracting.com/project/eden-brows-repair-works/ Thank you Network Rail and Story Contracting for such an amazing job...

    Let’s Celebrate the Re-Opening to Carlisle
    01 April 2017

    Let’s Celebrate the Re-Opening to Carlisle

    The Settle-Carlisle line has re-opened to Carlisle Network Rail and Story Contracting have undertaken a huge repair project at Eden Brows on time and their efforts are applauded. We will be working hard to spread this news and encourage locals...