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  • Trains run Leeds to/from Armathwaite
    26 September 2016

    Trains run Leeds to/from Armathwaite

    Train services now run as far north as Armathwaite. An amended timetable has been introduced. Train times Leeds to/from Appleby are unaffected but there are revised timings for journeys Appleby to/from Armathwaite. Bus connections are in operatio...

  • Fare Prices Reduced
    09 September 2016

    Fare Prices Reduced

    The train operating company, Northern, has introduced some new, cheaper tickets for passengers travelling on the Settle-Carlisle and Bentham lines and throughout its network. An Off-Peak Day Return fare will be available for some services timed to ...

  • Places to go, things to do …
    09 September 2016

    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...

  • Our History.  Our Archives.
    24 August 2016

    Our History. Our Archives.

    Railways have an enormous impact on our lives.  A recent BBC programme claimed that railways made a bigger impact than the internet.  So, it is important to record the story of our railways.  That is why we are creating an archive of material abou...

  • Repair work until March 2017
    07 July 2016

    Repair work until March 2017

    On 7 July, Network Rail confirmed that the Settle-Carlisle will be fully open by the end of March 2017 following a massive engineering project to create a steel and concrete structure on which the track will be laid. You can read all about the wor...

  • NEW Day Ranger Ticket
    21 June 2016

    NEW Day Ranger Ticket

    A Settle Carlisle Day Ranger ticket is now available.  This reduces the cost of travel for many journeys on the Leed (or Bradford Forster Square)-Settle-Appleby-Carlisle line. The offer has been introduced to encourage people to travel on the ...