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Extra Station Stops Added For Gargrave & Hellifield
11 December 2018

Extra Station Stops Added For Gargrave & Hellifield

Since the launch of the new timetable on December the 9th, extra station stops for Gargrave and Hellifield have now been added. The 0748 Leeds to Carlisle service will now call additionally at Gargrave, at 0831, and Hellifield, at 0842, Monday to ...

Dales Railcard Winter Offer
07 January 2019

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
10 December 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, 12th November 2018 until Saturda...

Buying Rail Tickets – Your Options
12 December 2018

Buying Rail Tickets – Your Options

There are numerous ways to purchase tickets for travel along the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line and other routes within the country. Please remember that, unless you are boarding the train at an unmanned station, you must purchase your ticket prior to...

How To Find Cheap Rail Tickets…
11 December 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
12 December 2018

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 Railway
14 March 2019

Steam Trains on the Settle Carlisle Railway

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 ...

Cure those autumn blues
10 September 2015

Cure those autumn blues

There's a nip in the air, a whiff of woodsmoke and the days are getting shorter.  The schools have gone back and there's just no avoiding the fact that autumn is well and truly round the corner.  But, that's not necessarily a bad thing as it can be...