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    Pre-Christmas Thursday Services for Lazonby & Armathwaite
    12 December 2018

    Pre-Christmas Thursday Services for Lazonby & Armathwaite

    Northern have arranged for the train departing at 20:18 from Carlisle to Leeds to stop at Armathwaite (20:32 hours) and Lazonby (20:39 hours) on across the six Thursdays leading to Christmas 2018.  So put a note in your diary for Thursdays, 15, 22 a...

    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
    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
    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...

    RMT Industrial Action: Saturday Strikes December 2018
    13 December 2018

    RMT Industrial Action: Saturday Strikes December 2018

    The RMT have announced industrial action to take place on every Saturday until the 29th December 2018. This will result in changes to services on the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle route and throughout Northern’s area every Saturday for the remainder of ...

    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 Line
    12 December 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...