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    Explore Vouchers
    19 July 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...

    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...

    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...

    Win 1st Class Steam Tickets
    24 February 2017

    Win 1st Class Steam Tickets

    If you've seen all the coverage of the Settle-Carlisle line on the national media this week and would like to travel in style behind a steam locomotive, there are more opportunities coming up. The 'Fellsman' is an enduringly popular, scenic, steam...