Railway Campaigners Reunited for Celebration

On Friday 11th April, over forty of the original campaigners who fought to save the Settle-Carlisle Railway in the 1980s were brought together for the first time on board a special anniversary train.  Michael Portillo, who made the historic announcement that the line would remain open in 1989, also joined the celebrations along with representatives [...]

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25th Anniversary Train – UPDATE

Confirmed timings are now available for the Special Anniversary Train that will run to mark the 25th anniversary of the saving of the S&C on Friday 11th April.Please note, this is a private, ticket only event.  Tickets are being posted this week to invited guests and public passengers who have paid in advance.  Please do [...]

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Le Grand Fromage, Saturday 7th June – A Unique Cheese & Wine Tasting Event on the S&C

This summer, the Settle-Carlisle Railway will be joining in the celebrations surrounding a certain French cycle race.   Le Grand Fromage will be a one-off event, celebrating the great wines and cheeses of France.  In fact, it is a French cousin of the popular Music & Ale Trains that run on the Settle-Carlisle Railway in the [...]

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Music & Ale Trains – Back for 2014

There’s nothing quite like the atmosphere of a Music & Ale Train on the Settle-Carlisle Railway.  This year, there will be two opportunities to experience the magic of a pint of locally brewed beer, accompanied by live music and of course the ever-changing but always spectacular views offered by a return trip on the Settle-Carlisle [...]

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Ride2Stride on the Settle Carlisle Railway

Ride2Stride is a festival of walks, talks and music along the fabulous Settle-Carlisle Railway tasking place from 29 April to 5 May 2014.  For more information, go to www.ride2stride.org.uk

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25th Anniversary Train: Limited no. of tickets left

On 11 April 1989, the announcement was made that the Settle-Carlisle Railway was to be saved from the threat of closure that had loomed since the early 1980’s.  The long fight to save the line had been a success and the historic railway was to remain open for business.  The Settle-Carlisle Railway Development Company and the Friends [...]

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