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    Lithophone installation: Horton Station 17 Oct
    12 October 2018

    Lithophone installation: Horton Station 17 Oct

    Visit the waiting room on the northbound platform and listen to the sound of the Ingleborough Dales Wednesday, 17 October  sees the launch of the new limestone lithophone in the waiting shelter (on the northbound platform) at Horton in Ribblesdal...

    Visit Eden from the Settle-Carlisle line
    11 July 2018

    Visit Eden from the Settle-Carlisle line

    New Eden Heritage Trails are now available. Four new trails covering most of Eden have been launched highlighting the rich and diverse heritage of the area in an easy to use, colourful style. Each guide brings history to life, guiding the visitor ...

    Saturday Strikes
    11 October 2018

    Saturday Strikes

    On 11 October, the RMT announced industrial action on additional Saturdays. This will result in changes to services on the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle route and throughout Northern's area on these Saturdays. 13 October:  Train and bus times for the ...

    Buying Rail Tickets – Your Options
    09 October 2018

    Buying Rail Tickets – Your Options

    There are numerous ways in which to purchase tickets to travel on the Settle-Carlisle line and other routes within the country.  We hope that you find this note informative but please remember that it is not exhaustive.   Please remember ...

    How to find cheap rail tickets
    24 April 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
    01 August 2017

    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...

    What is the Ride2Stride Festival?
    21 June 2017

    What is the Ride2Stride Festival?

    The Ride2stride Festival, held annually in May, is firmly fixed as a regular feature in the Settle Carlisle Railway’s calendar.  It’s a week-long programme of walks, talks and music along the line, celebrating the amazing landscape and cultural ...

    Steam Trains on the Settle Carlisle Line
    10 October 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...

    Updated Settle-Carlisle guide book
    28 April 2017

    Updated Settle-Carlisle guide book

    Our handy guide about the Settle-Carlisle Railway has been revised. It includes some wonderful new photographs and an informative section about the landslip and Network Rail's huge repair project at Eden Brows, north of Armathwaite, in 2016. So...

    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 - ...

    Explore with DalesRail
    19 April 2016

    Explore with DalesRail

    The Settle-Carlisle line is a great way to explore and enjoy a fantastic day out in unforgettable scenery.  Keen walkers have used the line for many years to gain access to their favourite places and routes.  If you would like to join a like-minded...

    New Ribblehead Poster & Greetings Cards
    25 January 2016

    New Ribblehead Poster & Greetings Cards

    We had a surprise visit from Alan Gunston, railway artist, who lives close to the Settle-Carlisle line in Cumbria.  We were bowled over by what he had brought to show us: a new railway poster featuring Ribblehead viaduct (or "Culverdale" viaduct, if...