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Pre Christmas Thursdays Good news for Lazonby & Armathwaite
01 November 2018

Pre Christmas Thursdays Good news for Lazonby & Armathwaite

Northern have arranged for the train departing at 2018 from Carlisle to Leeds to stop at Armathwaite (2032 hours) and Lazonby (2039 hours) on six Thursdays.  So put a note in your diary for Thursdays, 15, 22 and 29 November and 6, 13 and 20 December...

Dales Railcard Winter Offer
05 November 2018

Dales Railcard Winter Offer

Northern have announced details of the winter offer for Dales Railcard holders. The offer is available from Monday, 5 November 2018 until Saturday, 6 April 2019 excluding travel on the following Saturdays and Sundays in December: 1 and 2, 8 and 9,...

Winter Offer for WYCA ENCTS holders
07 November 2018

Winter Offer for WYCA ENCTS holders

This year’s offer is for a Day Ranger valid from Leeds on the Settle-Carlisle and Bentham lines for ENCTS pass holders only. It is not available for Metrocard or MCard holders.   The offer is valid from Monday, 12 November 2018 until...

Saturday Strikes
13 November 2018

Saturday Strikes

On 2 November, the RMT announced industrial action to take place every Saturday until 29 December. This will result in changes to services on the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle route and throughout Northern's area every Saturday during the remainder of 201...

Buying Rail Tickets – Your Options
01 November 2018

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
24 April 2018

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...

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
10 October 2018

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...

Experience the real Jericho
11 May 2016

Experience the real Jericho

ITV's gripping historical drama 'Jericho' has built up a loyal following of viewers.  Some of them have been getting in touch with us, keen to find out more about the real setting for the TV show. Well, Culverdale viaduct is in fact Ribblehead - ...

Arriva To Run North’s Trains
03 February 2016

Arriva To Run North’s Trains

The news has been announced that Arriva Trains will run services from April 2016.  We await exact details of how this will affect the Settle–Carlisle and Skipton–Lancaster/Morecambe routes but the early signs are very positive.  Investment tota...

Preview of ITV’s Jericho: Ribblehead viaduct construction
14 December 2015

Preview of ITV’s Jericho: Ribblehead viaduct construction

As the transmission date for ITV's new drama series, Jericho, looms ever closer we're starting to see some trailers being released. This extended clip gives a tantalising taste of what we can expect: a brilliant cast and some incredible CGI footag...

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 ...