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    Countdown to the Christmas Comet!
    17 November 2017

    Countdown to the Christmas Comet!

    Santa's polishing his boots and the elves are getting excited - it's nearly time for the Christmas Comet excursion to York. If you haven't bought your tickets yet, there are still a few places left in standard class.  For passengers travelling fr...

    Christmas extra service from Carlisle
    17 November 2017

    Christmas extra service from Carlisle

    An additional service will operate on the five Thursdays before Christmas. Departing Carlisle at 2057 the service will stop at all stations to Kirkby Stephen and then make the return journey to Carlisle. This will provide opportunity for people in...

    Carlisle-York Christmas Excursion 25 November
    16 November 2017

    Carlisle-York Christmas Excursion 25 November

    We are running a special diesel-hauled excursion from Carlisle to York via the famous Settle Carlisle line on Saturday 25 November. The ‘Christmas Comet’, operated by the West Coast Railway Company, will depart Carlisle at approximately 07...

    Winter Travel Offers Announced
    16 November 2017

    Winter Travel Offers Announced

    Northern has come up with some great value offers this winter for travel on the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle and Leeds-Morecambe lines.  The offers are available to local Dales Railcard holders and West Yorkshire ENCTS pass holders too.  It's a great way...

    Explore Vouchers
    07 November 2017

    Explore Vouchers

    Everybody loves a bargain these days.  Money-saving coupons have been around for decades and, with the advent of online shopping, it's now really easy to find discount codes when you're looking for a cheeky deal. We've been working with local...

    Settle Carlisle at National Rail Awards
    22 September 2017

    Settle Carlisle at National Rail Awards

    The Settle Carlisle Railway featured in four categories in the National Rail Awards held last night at the Grosvenor Hotel, London. The repair project at Eden Brows on the Settle-Carlisle Railway was high commended. The innovative scheme was d...

    Steam Trains on the Settle Carlisle Line
    08 July 2017

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    Win £250 Holiday Cottage Voucher
    09 November 2015

    Win £250 Holiday Cottage Voucher

    The Settle Carlisle Railway has teamed up with Cottages4you, to bring you thousands of fabulous cottages in Settle Carlisle Country and beyond.  Now that autumn is well and truly upon us, why not get away for a weekend of walking, discovering local ...

    Cure those autumn blues
    10 September 2015

    Cure those autumn blues

    There's a nip in the air, a whiff of woodsmoke and the days are getting shorter.  The schools have gone back and there's just no avoiding the fact that autumn is well and truly round the corner.  But, that's not necessarily a bad thing as it can be...

    The Black Book
    18 August 2015

    The Black Book

    The Settle Carlisle Railway guide (or 'Black Book' as it's more commonly known) has become a familiar site on the Settle-Carlisle trains.  First launched fifteen years ago, the eighteen-page book is a fascinating source of information about the line...