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    Where to walk this Spring
    05 April 2017

    Where to walk this Spring

    In northern England, walkers are spoilt for choice.  It could be a short riverside stroll or the Three Peaks challenge; either way, there are unlimited options out there.  And now that Spring is here it's time to dust off the walking boots and ge...

    Eden Brows repair: timelapse video
    02 April 2017

    Eden Brows repair: timelapse video

    You can see Story Contracting's video of the repairs at Eden Brows herehttp://www.storycontracting.com/project/eden-brows-repair-works/ Thank you Network Rail and Story Contracting for such an amazing job...

    Let’s Celebrate the Re-Opening to Carlisle
    01 April 2017

    Let’s Celebrate the Re-Opening to Carlisle

    The Settle-Carlisle line has re-opened to Carlisle Network Rail and Story Contracting have undertaken a huge repair project at Eden Brows on time and their efforts are applauded. We will be working hard to spread this news and encourage locals...

    Win 1st Class Steam Tickets
    24 February 2017

    Win 1st Class Steam Tickets

    If you've seen all the coverage of the Settle-Carlisle line on the national media this week and would like to travel in style behind a steam locomotive, there are more opportunities coming up. The 'Fellsman' is an enduringly popular, scenic, steam...

    Trains run Leeds to/from Armathwaite
    20 December 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...

    Opportunities for Local Businesses
    20 October 2016

    Opportunities for Local Businesses

    If you’re reading this, you’re here at the new Settle Carlisle Railway website.  Welcome, and thanks for calling by.  The site has been redesigned by the Settle-Carlisle Railway Development Company with the aim of creating a portal to this wond...

    Something for the children
    20 June 2016

    Something for the children

    If you regularly travel with children, you'll  know it's wise to have something up your sleeve to keep them occupied.  Children love to travel by train, and on the Settle Carlisle line there's always something exciting going past the window. We've ...

    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...

    Flying Scotsman First Day Cover
    08 February 2016

    Flying Scotsman First Day Cover

    You can pre-order a First Day Cover being issued to commemorate the inaugural run of the Flying Scotsman from Kings Cross to York on 25 February.  Buy online or download the order form here If ordering by telephone, please remember to quote SCRai...

    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...

    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...