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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

iPhone Audio Guide
30 July 2015

iPhone Audio Guide

Imagine having your own personal guide to the Settle-Carlisle Railway, telling the story of the line's construction and giving you fascinating insights into the unfolding landscape. This is exactly what you can have with the innovative iPhone app,...