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Strikes announced for 3 Saturdays
15 August 2018

Strikes announced for 3 Saturdays

The RMT have announced three days of strike on Saturdays, 25 August, 1 and 8 September which will impact on Northern services including the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle route. Northern are currently working on the strike days' timetables but it is not kn...

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 ...

Steam Trains on the Settle Carlisle Line
20 June 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...

May 2018 Timetable – Have Your Say…
20 June 2018

May 2018 Timetable – Have Your Say…

The new timetable with additional services is now operating. To help you plan your journey, we've added the new train times here. You can also pick up a timetable/lineguide at stations and tourist information centres in the region. This contains i...

Buying Rail Tickets – Your Options
30 May 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 ...

Places to go, things to do …
06 June 2017

Places to go, things to do …

Both Settle and Appleby have quirky independent shops and a variety of places to eat.  It's the same all the way up the railway line, with many people using the train service to explore the newly-extended Yorkshire Dales, the Eden Valley and beyon...

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...

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...

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...