Beer Festival at the Midland Hotel, Appleby, 15th-17th August

If you’re looking for a reason to travel on the Settle-Carlisle line this summer, here’s a good one.  The Midland Hotel at Appleby, which is right next door to the station, is holding a Beer Festival on the 15th-17th August.  Why not combine a trip on one of the UK’s most scenic railways with the [...]

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2014 Music & Ale Trains Update

   The Settle-Carlisle Railway Development Company’s Music & Ale trains have been very popular this year.  The latest, Le Grand Fromage, took place on Saturday 7th June and was an evening to remember.  Passengers enjoyed a selection of cheeses from the Courtyard Dairy which were accompanied by wine from Buon Vino.  The French theme was [...]

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Northern Rail Releases Tour de France Timetable

The Tour de France Grand Départ will pass through Skipton on Saturday 5th July.  Northern Rail will be providing additional and strengthened services during the race weekend.  The train operating company has been working hard with the organisers to help carry as many spectators as possible to cities, towns and villages around the route.  You [...]

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Vacancy Administrative Assistant Appleby

The Settle Carlisle Railway Development Company have a vacancy for an Administrative Assistant working three hours per day (Monday to Friday)Based at Appleby Railway Station, the successful applicant will deal with enquiries and bookings of groups travelling on the Settle-Carlisle Railway.The closing dated for applications is 21 June 2014More details are here

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Discover Carlisle

Explore the great border city of Carlisle, travelling by train on the scenic Settle-Carlisle Railway. Download the leaflet here….Northern Rail – Discover Carlisle LeafletAnd don’t forget that Dales Railcard holders can enjoy savings of up to a third off ticket prices. Go to: http://www.settle-carlisle.co.uk/travel-information/dales-railcard/ for more information.

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Railway Wins Rural Tourism Award

The Settle-Carlisle Railway Partnership was presented with the Dalesman Magazine’s Rural Tourism Award at a star-studded and sunbathed ceremony at Broughton Hall, Skipton, on Sunday 18th May.   The railway is celebrating twenty five years since its reprieve from threat of closure.  This award, along with being voted No. 38 in the Dalesman readers’ poll [...]

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